(7-30-20) The Ohio House of Representatives today elected Rep. Bob Cupp, R-Lima, to serve as the new Speaker of the House.

Cupp has served in the Ohio House since 2015. He previously served in the Ohio Supreme Court from 2007 through 2013. Before that, he served in the Ohio Senate.

Governor DeWine –

“Speaker Cupp is a man of integrity who will serve Ohio well. I look forward to working with Speaker Cupp and Senate President Obhof in the days ahead,”

The vote was held Thursday afternoon after the House unanimously voted to remove Larry Householder from leadership after his recent indictment on bribery charges.