Allen County Republican Party Luncheon
Friday, September 7, 2018
Eagles Lodge – 800 W. Robb Ave, Lima
$9.00 for lunch
Guest Speaker: State Senator Frank LaRose, Candidate for Ohio Secretary of State
Senator Frank LaRose is a decorated Army Veteran, including earning the Bronze Star for his service in Iraq as an Army Green Beret. As a member of the U.S. Special Forces and the 101st Airborne Division he has defended U.S. interests around the world including in Iraq, Kosovo, Africa and on the US/Mexico Border.
As a soldier, Frank fought to ensure free elections in some of the world’s most dangerous places. This gives him a unique perspective on the importance and the value of free and fair elections. He understands that the freedom to vote is a sacred and hard earned American right.
During his time in the Ohio Senate, Senator LaRose has lead the fight to modernize Ohio’s voter registration system and make it more secure. He brought state of the art equipment to polling places to make voting easier for Ohio voters, by working to include funding for electronic poll books in the state budget. Senator LaRose was name Legislator of the Year by the Ohio Association of Election Officials, a bi-partisan group, for his exceptional commitment to improving Ohio’s election process.
Frank LaRose is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in consumer affairs and business. He and his wife, Lauren, have 3 daughters.