The Democratic primary candidates are: attorney Morgan Harper of Columbus, Traci Johnson of Hilliard and U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Howland Twp.
All are vying to replace U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Cincinnati, who is stepping down at the end of his term this year.
In an interview on Wednesday Vance said the townhalls are mostly designed for him to hear what voters have to say and to ask him questions.
“One of the things we try to talk about is it should be possible in this country to raise a family in dignity and comfort on a single middle class wage,” Vance said.
He said he may also talk about immigration and trade and manufacturing policy.
Vance will be at the Fig Leaf Brewing Company, 3387 Cincinnati Dayton Road, Middletown, at 10 a.m. Saturday and at noon Saturday at the Lebanon Grand Opry House, 620 N. Broadway St., Lebanon.
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