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Ohio Secretary of State Week in Review for the Week Ending November 13, 2020

Ohio Is A Model for the Nation

Ohio is receiving praise from around the nation for how smoothly the election was run. Secretary LaRose wrote a column for the Cincinnati Enquirer about how we prepared for the election and what we need to do to improve upon our success. Click here  to read Secretary LaRose’s recent column in the Cincinnati Enquirer. 

“Over a year ago, I wrote on my chief of staff’s white board that "on Nov. 4, the world will know and believe the results of Ohio’s presidential election." That mission was accomplished, and it has far more to do with the months of work preceding Election Day than the speed of counting on election night.”


Honoring Those Who Served  

Secretary LaRose took time on Wednesday to thank veterans who answered the call when our nation needed them. Click here to watch Secretary LaRose’s message to veterans everywhere. 

Packing meals at the Serving Area Military & Veterans Center in Massillon. 


Secretary LaRose stopped by the Plain Township Fire House in Stark County to help distribute meals to Veterans. 


Secretary LaRose joined Pro Football Hall of Fame President, David Baker, at the Stark County Honor Home flag raising ceremony. 


Important Election Information

As required by Ohio law, all valid votes will be included in the official canvas that county boards of elections must complete by November 18th. These will be included in the official results the Secretary of State will certify by November 28th. 

Additional Meetings

  • The Columbus Partnership had Secretary LaRose join them to highlight the successes of Ohio’s November General Election.
  • GovExec hosted Secretary LaRose to discuss Ohio’s cybersecurity and digital security efforts with government leaders nationwide during the “Cyber Infrastructure Under Fire” event.
  • Secretary LaRose participated in the bi-monthly National Association of Secretaries of State Elections Committee call where he and Secretaries nationwide talked about the November General Election. 
  • Planes from AeroTrek Flight Academy organized a flyover in Medina, Wayne & Summit counties to honor first responders & elections officials amid the coronavirus pandemic. Secretary LaRose participated in the ceremony and flyover today.


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