Wagoner takes over as area's state senator

ERIE COUNTY Residents of Erie and Ottawa counties have a new state senator: Mark Wagoner Jr.
Tom Jackson
May 24, 2010

ERIE COUNTY

Residents of Erie and Ottawa counties have a new state senator: Mark Wagoner Jr.

He replaces state Rep. Randy Gardner, who has left the Ohio Senate and become a member of the Ohio House representing Wood County.

The changes are part of the continuing fallout from the unexpected death of former U.S. Rep. Paul Gillmor, R-Tiffin, who was found dead Sept. 5 after he apparently fell down a flight of stairs.

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