Middletown native and Ohio State grad decides against Senate run

J.D. Vance, a Middletown High School and Ohio State graduate, has decided a senate run is not in the best interest of his family at this time.

According to a social media post pictured below Vance states, “ Count me out of politics for now.”

Vance is a New York Times bestselling author for his memoir, "Hillbilly Elegy," and the book was a 2017 finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize.

Vance has not ruled out running for office in the future.

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