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Ohio Secretary of State Week in Review for the Week Ending March 19, 2021

Important Election Updates

Voting for the May 4th, 2021 primary election started Friday, March 19th for all military and overseas voters! Learn more at

Military and Overseas Voting has begun for the May 4, Primary Election

Governor DeWine has set a date for the 11th congressional district special election! Learn everything you need to know by following this link.

Governor DeWine announces the dates for the 11th Congressional District Special election - Primary - August 3, 2021 and General - November 2, 2021

Once again, Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose and the Ohio Supreme Court are partnering together to strengthen poll worker recruitment while boosting educational opportunities for Ohio attorneys by renewing Lawyers for Liberty. The order, as approved by the Supreme Court this week, allows Ohio attorneys to receive required Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit for serving as a precinct election official in the May 2021 primary! Follow this link to learn more about Lawyers for Liberty.

Lawyers for Liberty

The Nation is Looking to Ohio

The Secretary was a guest on multiple radio programs this week, including Fox News Radio’s The Brian Kilmeade Show. Listen to the Secretary’s interview on HR1, the federal takeover of elections.

Secretary LaRose appears on Brian Kilmeade's radio show

Ohio Means Innovation

Youngstown State President, Jim Tressel, took Secretary LaRose on a tour of the Center for Workforce & Innovation that is being built at the university. The Center will focus on new approaches to close the skills and opportunity gaps in Ohio communities.

Secretary LaRose visits the Center for Workforce & Innovation

The hardworking men & women of Lordstown Motor Corp. are using ingenuity and hard work to manufacture the Endurance electric truck. On Monday, Secretary LaRose met with CEO Steve Burns and toured their facility.

Secretary LaRose visits the Lordstown Motor Corp

Secretary LaRose sat down with Guy Coviello, the new CEO of the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber of Commerce, to discuss local business trends. Mr. Coviello and his team are working hard to build jobs and resources in the Mahoning Valley.

Secretary LaRose visits the Youngstown Regional Chamber of Commerce

Secretary LaRose visited the Delaware Entrepreneurial Center at Ohio Wesleyan University where he was energized by the enthusiasm and creativity that students are bringing to the startup business community.

Secretary LaRose visits Ohio Wesleyan University

While in Athens, Secretary LaRose visited Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, the Innovation Center (IC), the Athens County Economic Development Council, and the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce. A featured client of the IC, Aries Science & Technology uses the power of AI and machine learning to develop novel solutions for the coatings industries.

Secretary LaRose visits the School of Leadership and Public Affairs

Ohio Means Business

In February, Ohio broke another record in new business creation. 16,025 new business filings were submitted, 41% more than in February 2020. Follow this link to learn more.

16,025 new businesses were created in Ohio this past February

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