was a 2012 write-in candidate who sought election to the U.S. Senate
- See also: United States Senate elections in Ohio, 2012
Bliss ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Ohio. Bliss filed to run in the Republican primary but did not turn in enough signatures. Bliss ran for election as a write-in candidate. Josh Mandel won the Republican primary on March 6, 2012.
- ↑ Cleveland Plain Dealer, "Rusty, we hardly knew you: Bliss will have to run as a write-in candidate for U.S. Senate," December 7, 2011
- ↑ News Talk Radio, "Ohio treasurer in 6-way GOP primary for US Senate," December 7, 2011 (dead link)
- ↑ Ohio Secretary of State, "Unofficial election results," accessed March 6, 2012