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 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 […]