From today's BJ:
Former state Rep. Betty Sutton, a Democrat who for eight years represented theBetty Sutton has been out so long that she's almost impossible to research on the web. 2000 was about half a century ago in web years. She was in the Ohio House at a time that most of my political attention was concentrated on Stark County, so I don't know much about her.
Barberton area in Columbus, has announced her candidacy for Congress from the
Sutton, 42, was in the Ohio House from 1993 through 2000. She
left office because of term limits.
She now lives in Geauga County's Munson
Township, in the 14th District. Congressional representatives are not required
to live in the districts they represent.
An attorney, Sutton has worked as a
labor lawyer since leaving office.
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Sutton has been a member of
Summit County Council and Barberton City Council.
Her labor lawyering has been on behalf of teachers' unions, which may steal Sawyer's one possible sector of labor support away.
This could get interesting.