On This Day In 1989: Buz Lukens Found Guilty For Sex With Minor : It's All Politics Twenty years ago today, Rep. Buz Lukens (R-OH) is found guilty of having sex with a 16-year old girl. He will be defeated for renomination in the May 1990 GOP primary.

On This Day In 1989: Buz Lukens Found Guilty For Sex With Minor

May 26, 1989:

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Rep. Donald "Buz" Lukens is found guilty of having sex with a 16-year old girl. The Ohio Republican faces a maximum sentence of six months in jail and a $1,000 fine. But he says he won't resign and plans to continue his congressional career.

Lukens will be badly defeated in the May 1990 GOP primary by state Rep. John Boehner, who still holds the seat. And in October of '90, the House ethics committee announces that new sexual harassment charges, this involving a congressional employee, have been filed against Lukens. He will resign his House seat on Oct. 24.

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