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The Ohio Elections Commission has determined there is probable cause of a violation of the state’s elections laws after reviewing a complaint filed by a candidate for a seat on the Ottawa County Board of Commissioners.

Incumbent Mark Stahl, a Republican, filed the complaint against the Ohio Democratic Party.

An OEC panel reviewed Stahl’s complaint Nov. 1. A spokesperson for the commission Thursday said a formal hearing hadn’t been scheduled.

Stahl didn’t return a call for comment Thursday.

He paid for an advertisement that appeared in the Nov. 5 edition of The Press which rejected claims in a political flyer that said he was using county resources for his personal business.

Democrat Jo Ellen Regal, a former county auditor, received 11,270 votes in her bid to unseat Stahl, who received 9,718, according to unofficial votes.

Stahl, a former Allen Township trustee, was elected to the board of commissioners in 2008.

 

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