Wilkin wins state senate race
Published 12:00 am Saturday, November 12, 2022
Republican Shane Wilkin won the race on Tuesday for the 17th District state Senate race.
Wilkin, of Hillsboro, has served as a delegate for the 91st District since 2018. He defeated Democrat Garry Boone for the Senate seat, which is being vacated by the term limited Bob Petersen.
Wilkin’s win was a hold of the seat for Republicans.
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The 17th District covers part of Lawrence, Pickaway and Vinton
counties, as well as the entirety of Clinton, Fayette, Gallia, Highland, Jackson, Pike and Ross counties.
Wilkin won a majority of the vote in each of the district’s counties.
In Lawrence County, he won 12,778 votes to Boone’s 4,347.