Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) handily beat two primary challengers Tuesday in the Ohio elections today, coasting to victory against French teacher J.D Winteregg and computer consultant Eric Gurr.
The Associated Press quickly called the race for Boehner as results were still coming in. With 11.6% of precincts reporting, Boehner held nearly 70 percent of the vote.
Winteregg got the most attention in the race after releasing an ad suggesting the Boehner had “electile dysfunction.” Boehner aired one ad for the election.
Another Tea Party challenger Matthew Ashworth dropped out of the race just days before the primary, throwing his support to Gurr.
Boehner voted in Ohio early this morning and traveled to Washington D.C. in time for the House session.