CLEVELAND - Republican Congressional candite Max Miller declared victory early on Tuesday evening over Democratic candidate Matthew Diemer receiving about 53% of the vote. Miller will represent Ohio’s newly created U.S. 7th District which covers the southwest portion of Cuyahoga County, all of Medina and Wayne counties and a small portion of Holmes County. Miller worked in the Trump administration as a senior advisor and was endorsed by the former President. He served in the Marines for eight years. Miller will be sworn in when the new Congress is seated in January.
In a statement on Tuesday night Miller said, "Tonight the voters of Ohio’s 7th District have spoken and I’m proud to have their confidence, support and trust as we get to work for them and their families. The people of Ohio and across the country have been suffering, but with the results tonight, it is a solemn responsibility for many of us heading to Washington to focus on the solutions Americans deserve. Meeting the people across my district and asking for their votes at their homes, businesses, and places of worship has been the biggest honor of my life — one that will only be surpassed by representing them in Congress. I am ready to head to Washington and will work every day to make you proud."
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