Ohio Republican Party: The Democrats gave it all they had in OH-05 and still took a licking. There is no spin in that statement, just the truth.
BULLETIN: At 9:26 p.m. it appears that Republican Bob Latta holds a nearly 10 point lead with more than half the vote counted. Those are unofficial results. It does not look like Weirauch can win. Latta is on his way to becoming Ohio's newest congressman and the GOP has held OH-05. Short version: Latta wins.
9:39 p.m. -- The Associated Press reports Latta beat Weirauch.
COLUMBUS (TDB) -- Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner's Web site is posting the results in Ohio's 5th Congressional District as the votes are counted. Follow the returns as they are reported from all 16 counties by clicking here.
The Wood County Board of Elections in Bowling Green also is posting live results. It has county-by-county and districtwide totals. Wood County is the most populous in OH-05, and under Ohio law keeps the running total for the district.
The vote count will be updated throughout the evening in the special election between Republican State Rep. Bob Latta and Democrat Robin Weirauch.