DOVER — Congressman Zack Space’s campaign was not issued a letter of reprimand by the Ohio Elections Committee as stated in a headline in Friday’s edition of the News. The story quoted Phil Richter, Executive Director of the OEL as saying a motion was made before the commission to issue the letter but the motion was rejected.
Richter went on to state the commission decided that the finding of false statements being used in some of Space’s TV ads and the publication of those findings would serve as the punishment for the violation.
Responding to the findings by the election commission, Space’s campaign spokesman Andrew Ricci said the campaign disagreed with the findings.
“We’re disappointed in the ruling,” Ricci said. “We don’t agree with it. But the fact remains that Bob Gibbs voted for the largest tax increase in the history of the state of Ohio.”