COLUMBUS, Ohio — Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced on Wednesday that he will not be running for Senate in 2022.
Husted said that after contemplating on running for Senate over the last 48 hours, he wants to keep his current position and hopes to run for governor in the future.
After contemplating running for the Senate for 48 hours, I was reminded how much I enjoy the challenges of my present job... I intend to keep doing this job, run for reelection, and one day in the future, I intend to run for governor. #OHSen #OHGov pic.twitter.com/ucBf6Kf5Oc— Jon Husted (@JonHusted) January 27, 2021
Husted's announcement comes after Republican Senator Rob Portman announced that he won't be running for re-election next year.