This is the eighth in a series of race rundowns designed to give subscribers a quick snapshot of what's happening in each district in 2018. Throughout the cycle, watch for our detailed analysis of the most closely-fought races in our competitive race overviews. And, be sure to bookmark our ratings to keep track of the latest changes.
OH-01: Steve Chabot (R) - Southwest corner: Cincinnati, Warren County
Lean Republican. Chabot, first elected in 1994, fell victim to a Democratic wave in 2008 only to reclaim his job two years later. In 2012, Republicans shored up this Cincinnati seat by adding heavily Republican suburbs in Warren County. In 2016, President Trump won here 51 percent to 45 percent, while Chabot took 59 percent. But Democrats believe they've found a rising star to give Chabot his first real race in eight years.
Aftab Pureval, a 35-year-old former prosecutor and attorney for Proctor & Gamble, is the son of Indian and Tibetan immigrants whose poised orations have earned him Obama comparisons from local Democrats. In 2016, he unseated an incumbent Republican
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