Ohio lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are calling on Speaker Larry Householder to resign in the wake of his arrest Tuesday on federal racketeering charges.
They join four statewide officials and the chairs of both state political parties in calling for Householder to step down.
While exiting a court building on Tuesday, Householder told ABC6 reporter Lu Ann Stoia he would not be resigning from office.
Here is a list of state lawmakers and other officials who have called for Householder’s resignation:
Tyler Buchanan is an award-winning journalist who has covered Ohio politics and government for the past decade. A Bellevue native and graduate of Bowling Green State University, he most recently spent 6 1/2 years as a reporter and editor of The Athens Messenger and Vinton-Jackson Courier newspapers. He is a member of the BG News Alumni Society Board and was a 2019 fellow in the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism. Read more Ohio Capital Journal stories here.