Outcome of 9 Ohio races for US House up in the air


WASHINGTON (AP) — Several primary races for the U.S. House remain up in the air as Ohio votes are being counted to decide which candidates will compete this fall.

More than one hour after polls closed, the winners in nine House races were still undetermined.

They include the 14th Congressional District, where freshman GOP Rep. David Joyce was facing a challenge from Matt Lynch, a tea party candidate.

All 16 House representatives from Ohio are seeking re-election in November. Twelve are Republican.

Earlier in the evening, GOP House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) cruised to victory over two tea party challengers.

Also winning their primaries were three other House incumbents: Democrat Tim Ryan and Republicans Steve Stivers and Michael Turner.

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