Democrats have only recently took notice, buying air time in the district for the first time this cycle just two weeks ago. President Bill Clinton and House Minority Leader John Boehner also joined the party, with rallies in or around the 6th district within the last week. Their efforts for Johnson, Boccieri, and Space underscore the importance of Ohio as a bellwether for the presidential race just two short years from now.
Wilson's attitude underscores the independent, back-to-basics attitude that promises to yield big results for the GOP on a national level this Tuesday.
"I'm a Christian, I'm a family man, I have strong family values and moral convictions, I'm pro-life, I'm pro-second Amendment, I'm pro-America, I believe in the Constitution, I believe that we need to get back to some of those founding principles, I believe in less government, less taxes, and less government intrusion," said Johnson. "I believe that this country was founded upon a set of principles where the freedom the individual, and the individual's ability, allowed that individual to pursue their own dreams. That's what fuels the American way."