DEFIANCE — State Representative Craig Riedel announced Friday he filed petitions to run for re-election as Ohio State Representative for the 82nd House District.
The 82nd House District encompasses all of Defiance, Van Wert and Paulding counties and part of Auglaize County. Representative Riedel is currently in his second term.
While in the legislature, Riedel has spearheaded legislation to create a full-time Paulding County Municipal Court, cut income tax by 4% across the board, and ban abortion after a heartbeat can be detected.
Representative Riedel lives with his wife in Defiance.