Schmidt to face three challengers for seat

Congresswoman Jean Schmidt will face three challengers in Tuesday’s Republican primary, two of whom are new to the political arena.

The Republican incumbent is running against Warren County Commissioner C. Michael Kilburn, Tim Martz, and Debbi Alsfelder.

Alsfelder, of Mariemont, began working for the firm Price, Waterhouse and Peatmawick as a Certified Public Accountant in 1987 and earned her law degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1991. She also serves on the Junior League of Cincinnati and has been president of the volunteer organization. She has four children. Her three sons each graduated from West Point.