Secretary of State Frank LaRose

2 Terms
180 E. Broad St., 16th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215

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Current Candidate Information

U.S. Senate
LaRose for Ohio
211 S. Fifth Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Primary Vote: 182,441 of 1,096,312 (16%)

Biographical Information

Born: April 18, 1979 in Akron, OH
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Lauren
Children: Hadley, Ellie and Lainey
Education: Senator LaRose graduated from Copley High School and The Ohio State University with a degree in consumer affairs and business.
Employment/Military Record: Following his graduation from Copley High School, he fulfilled a lifelong dream by enlisting in the United States Army with the 101st Airborne and eventually served in the U.S. Special Forces as a Green Beret. During his decade in uniform around the globe, Senator LaRose achieved the rank of Sergeant First Class and received numerous commendations and honors, including the Bronze Star. LaRose volunteered for multiple deployments including overseas combat service. He served in Iraq, Kosovo and other locations and with a counter-narcotics task force on the U.S.-Mexican border.
Community Activities: Senator LaRose currently serves on the board of directors for the Ohio History Connection, formerly known as the Ohio Historical Society, and is the Jr. Vice Commander of the Fairlawn VFW. Having earned the rank of Eagle Scout, he serves on the executive board for the Great Trail Council, Boy Scouts of America.
Religion: Roman Catholic

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Secretary of State (1/1/2019 - 12/31/2026)
Senate (1/1/2011 - 12/31/2018)

Elections and Political Participation

Secretary of State 2022
General Vote: 2,395,434 of 4,023,336 (59%)
Primary Vote: 607,144 of 938,958 (64%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio (primary); Ohio Chamber of Commerce PAC (primary); Ohio Patrolmen's Benevolent Association (primary); Ohio Real Estate Investors Association (primary)

Secretary of State 2018
General Vote: 2,166,125 of 4,253,849 (50%)
Primary Vote: 601,185 of 601,185 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Ohio Senate 27th District 2014
General Vote: 63,561 of 93,765 (67%)
Primary Vote: 10,728 of 17,361 (61%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Ohio Senate 27th District 2010
General Vote: 65,788 of 115,878 (56%)
Primary Vote: 15,151 of 15,151 (100%)

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