State rep from Napoleon replaces former GOP Senator Clifford Hite

State rep from Napoleon replaces former GOP Senator Clifford Hite

NAPOLEON, OH (WTOL) - A state representative from Napoleon has assumed the seat of an Ohio senator who resigned amid a sexual harassment scandal.

Republican Robert McColley was sworn in Tuesday to replace former GOP Senator Clifford Hite.

Hite, 63, resigned October 16 without explanation.

He later issued a statement on Twitter apologizing for engaging in inappropriate conversations and physical contact with a female state employee.

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