Young claims win with 75% of vote

The race for a U.S. House seat in the district that includes Johnson County is set — a Republican incumbent will be trying for his third term against a Democrat who previously served as a mayor and state representative.

Todd Young easily won his party’s nomination for the seat he holds. He defeated challengers Kathy Lowe-Heil, a former restaurant manager and hospital worker, and contractor and homebuilder Mark Jones.

In a four-way race for the Democratic nomination, Bill Bailey clinched the party selection, beating James McClure, J.S. Miller and Bill Thomas.

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