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Traficant out of Penn on Ohio Congressional Ballot

August 30, 2010 Politisite 0

Former Ohio Rep. Jim Traficant will run for his old House seat this fall as an independent. The Mahoning County Board of Elections, which met Monday evening to decide whether the former congressman had qualified for the 17th District ballot, determined that Traficant had secured 11 more petition signatures than he needed. The announcement was reported by several local news outlets. The decision caps a one-month battle Traficant’s supporters had […]

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Beam Me Up: Felon Jim Traficant to Run for Congress

May 3, 2010 Politisite 0

Yes he Can!  The Toupee beam me up former congressman Jim Traficant will file to Run for Congress.  One problem, he can’t vote for himself. Former Ohio Democratic congressman and jailbird Jim Traficant is moving ahead with a campaign for Congress this year, filing papers by 4 p.m. to run as an independent, the Youngstown Vindicator reports. It’s still unclear which district Traficant will run in: the 17th, represented by […]