See our photo gallery from the 2016 Swearing In Ceremony
CONGRATULATIONS TO EVERY ONE OF OUR 2016 CANDIDATES!!!
Our Republican candidates won 10 out of 14 contested races in Lake County:
Donald Trump – President
Rob Portman – U.S. Senate
David Joyce – U.S. Congress
John Eklund – State Senate
Ron Young – State Representative
Jerry Cirino – County Commissioner
John Hamercheck – County Commissioner
Becky Lynch – County Recorder
Pat Dewine – Ohio Supreme Court
(note: Pat Fischer did not win Lake County but is leading in the unofficial statewide votes)
Ron Tamburrino – Court of Appeals
(note: although Ron won in Lake County he unfortunately lost in the District)
We also had 3 of our County Republican incumbents running unopposed along with our County Coroner candidate:
Chuck Coulson – Prosecuting Attorney
Dan Dunlap – Sheriff
Jim Gills – Engineer
Mark Komar – Coroner
Again, CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!!! And thank you to ALL of our volunteers who worked so hard to make these victories possible!
Thank you to everyone who came out last evening to our Historic Watch Party! We had a great evening together and the event was amazing!
A special thank you to all of those individuals that worked tirelessly behind the scenes to make last night such a success. Your hard work, vision, and dedication is truly appreciated!
The News Herald ran an article this morning about our watch party! You can view the article by viewing the link below!
"...the Lake County Republican Party hosted what one organizer said was likely the largest organized Republican National Convention watch party in the country, with some 500 in attendance.
“Oh, this is just great,” said Lake County GOP Chairman Dale Fellows inside Classic Park about an hour or so before Trump gave his speech from the RNC. “Everybody’s having a good time. It’s a nice day for it and we’re all just eager to help cheer on the next President of the United States.”
Fellows wasn’t alone in his enthusiasm..."
Read the whole story in The News-Herald.
Read the Lake County Republican Party 2013 Platform (PDF download)