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Statement from Secretary Husted on Death of George Voinovich

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COLUMBUS­­– Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today released the following statement on the death of former United States Senator and Ohio Governor George Voinovich:

“For over four decades, George Voinovich faithfully served the people of Ohio from Cleveland’s City Hall, to the steps of the Statehouse and on our behalf in the U.S. Capitol.
"So often, he spoke of his work in terms of the impact it may have on our children and the future they would one day inherit. It was that vision that guided his work and that example we all seek to carry out even today.

“He was known for never taking advantage of his office, but instead, was frugal with the public’s resources as if they were his own. He stood on principle, even when that stand risked his own popularity. In this way, he was a great man of principle and a true public servant. His death is Ohio’s loss.
"The thoughts and prayers of a grateful state are with his family today."

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