Man announces intent to run against Boehner

WEST CHESTER TWP. — A Batavia resident announced Monday his intent to run against U.S. House Speaker John Boehner in the primary election for 8th Congressional District.

Lewis said if he wins the primary against Boehner, R-West Chester Twp., he will run as the Republican candidate in the general election.

Lewis, who resides in Clermont County, said he would move to the district if elected. His candidacy announcement was conducted in front of Boehner’s office on Cincinnati-Dayton Road.

Lewis said he’s running on a Tea Party platform. He wants “life for unborn babies who are being massacred by abortion, liberty against enslavement by socialism and justice for those wronged, especially babies,” he said.

Lewis, 26, said there are three new television advertisements — using images of aborted fetuses — on his website at Lewis is seeking donations to air the TV advertisements.

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