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Welcome Center hosts Young Republicans Convention

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Young conservatives from all over the state joined together in Zanesville on Saturday morning. The Ohio Young Republicans held their annual convention at the Zanesville-Muskingum County Welcome Center. The convention is an opportunity to gather Young Republican members from all the Ohio Chapters and discuss plans for the party’s future. “It’s […]

Memorial Day Message

Today a grateful nation pauses to honor those who gave all so that we can be free. Join me today as we reflect on the true meaning of Memorial Day.

LaRose Joins Secretary Of State Race

Republican State Senator Frank LaRose says he’s running for Ohio Secretary of State next year. LaRose joins Republican State Represenative Dorothy Pelanda and Democratic State Representative Kathleen Clyde in the race. LaRose says he wants to improve voter turnout and make elections more competitive. LaRose served with U.S. Army Special Forces in Iraq and Kosovo. […]

Republican State Sen. Frank LaRose running for Ohio Secretary of State

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Republican State. Sen. Frank LaRose has announced he is running for Ohio Secretary of State. LaRose, 38, of Hudson, said in statement Wednesday he is running because he believes in “the power of free elections.” “I believe our elected leaders must aspire to civility, find common ground and work together while still […]

Ohio Sen. Frank LaRose declares run for secretary of state

Declaring that he wants more people to vote and elections to be more competitive, Ohio Sen. Frank LaRose today night declared his candidacy for secretary of state. LaRose, a Republican from Hudson, was the second candidate to announce for the office in less than 12 hours. Rep. Kathleen Clyde, D-Kent, launched her candidacy in the […]

Akron-area Republican aims for secretary of state

COLUMBUS — A fight awaits over who will lead Republican efforts to keep Ohio’s top elections official in party hands. Akron area state Sen. Frank LaRose, 38, on Wednesday announced his candidacy for secretary of state, who, in addition to overseeing the election process, serves as keeper of state business and nonprofit records. He faces […]

Senate Passes Legislation Ensuring Justice for Victims of Human Trafficking

COLUMBUS—On Wednesday, State Senator Frank LaRose (R-Hudson) announced the passage of legislation that provides common sense criminal justice reforms giving victims of human trafficking an opportunity to rebuild their lives. Senate Bill 4, co-sponsored by LaRose, offers hope to human trafficking victims who are often forced to commit crimes while being victimized. Arrests stemming from […]

LaRose Sets Sights On SOS

Hudson Republican Frank LaRose is setting his sights on a statewide office. The State Senator is running for Secretary of State, using YouTube to get his message out to supporters.

Ohio Senator and Decorated Veteran Frank LaRose Announces Campaign for Secretary of State

COLUMBUS – Ohio Senator Frank LaRose today officially declared his candidacy for Ohio Secretary of State. LaRose is a two-term state senator from northeast Ohio and decorated combat veteran who served in the U.S. Army Special Forces. His candidacy was announced through a video posted on FrankLaRose.com and sent to supporters. “I am running for […]

Senator LaRose Delivers Message of Service

Senator LaRose has seen first-hand people risking their lives to vote in places like Iraq and Kosovo. He was inspired by his service overseas to work as a state senator on issue related to protecting our right to vote. Today he announced his plans to continue this service by running for Ohio Secretary of State. As […]

LaRose Introduces Legislation To Modernize Ohio’s Voting Equipment

COLUMBUS—State Senator Frank LaRose (R-Hudson) today introduced legislation that would provide funding to counties for the replacement of voting equipment which is reaching the end of its useful life. The current equipment, throughout the State of Ohio was last purchased in 2005 or 2006 and is becoming obsolete. Although widespread failure is not occurring, minor […]

Sen. Frank LaRose helping with logistics for Donald Trump’s Inauguration

CLEVELAND, Ohio — State Sen. Frank LaRose has a behind-the-scenes role during President-elect Donald Trump’s inaugural festivities this week in Washington, D.C. The Copley Republican is part of the advance team responsible for handling events, travel and other arrangements before, during and after Trump’s inaugural speech Friday. He will work as “site lead” for the […]

Senator LaRose’s Online Voter Registration Bill Signed into Law

COLUMBUS—State Senator Frank LaRose (R-Hudson) today joined Governor John Kasich, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted and local election officials for the signing of legislation to establish a statewide system of online voter registration in Ohio. Senate Bill 63, sponsored by LaRose, is the result of an extensive effort to expand voter access and convenience […]

LaRose Announces Senate Passage Of Legislation To Eliminate Unnecessary Primary Elections

COLUMBUS—The Ohio Senate passed legislation with unanimous support today that would save taxpayer dollars and bolster confidence by eliminating unnecessary primary elections, for uncontested party nominations.  Existing Ohio law requires local boards of election to hold primary elections when two or more people file to run for an office, even if only one candidate remains […]