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Convicted Former State Lawmaker To Run For Congress

Nov 12, 2015

Credit Toledo Blade

A former Republican state representative removed from his seat following a felony theft conviction says he will run for Congress against Democratic incumbent Marcy Kaptur.

A july last July found Sandusky real estate agent and auctioneer Steve Kraus guilty of taking antiques from a Port Clinton home without the owner's permission. An appeal is pending. Kraus says he believes the conviction was retribution for his surprise election victory last year.