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Lucas Co. Exec. Committee recommends Brenda Hill for BOE

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New faces are on the way for the Lucas County Board of Elections.

Thursday, Lucas County Executive Committee Democrats recommended Brenda Hill fill the open spot.

"We were looking for someone with integrity, someone who has trust in the community, someone who has served in a public position and someone who has been in difficult situations," Democratic chairman, Steve Steel said.

Hill says she's honored, but knows the job comes with some major responsibility, given the current state of the BOE.

Last month, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted removed three of four board members last month because of what he calls a "culture of dysfunction."

The final decision is up to Husted, but Hill says she has a plan if she gets the job.

"We're just going to go forward.  We're going to do what it is required and we're going to get a long," she said.

The Lucas County Republican Executive Committee met Wednesday and picked its two candidates.

The Secretary of State is expected to decide soon.

The board has to be in place for an August special election.
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