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You are invited to the Hocking County Republican Party Fall Dinner

You are invited to our Annual Fall Dinner! Held at the famous Olde Dutch Restaurant in Logan. Congressional Candidate Mike Carey will be our keynote speaker. Gubernatorial candidate, Joe Blystone will be in attendance and speaking briefly as well. Senator Tim Schaffer will also be speaking. Dinner starts at 6PM. Tickets can be purchased at the door. We will be holding an auction to raise funds to support judicial candidates. Very important as the race for Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court is coming up!

Get Ready to Vote August 3, 2021

Ohio’s 15th Congressional District (ours) will have a special election, August 3, 2021, which is a Republican primary. The special election will fill the vacancy left by Steve Stivers (R), who resigned to become the President and CEO of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, effective May 16, 2021. The general election will be held November 2, 2021.
Here are the Republican Candidates running in the August 3rd Special Election. Below are your candidates in alphabetical order by last name. PLEASE NOTE: The candidates with a * by their names had/have a scheduled meet and greet IN LOGAN at the Olde Dutch Restaurant from 7-9PM on the date indicated below. (Being hosted by the Hocking County Women’s Republican Club.)

John Adams –
*6/30 Mike Carey –
Eric M. Clark – No Facebook Page or Campaign Website was available.
Thad Cooperridder –
*6/14 Ruth Edmonds –
Ron Hood –
Tom Hwang –
Stephanie Kunze –
*6/29 Jeff LaRe –
*7/12 Bob Peterson –
Omar Tarazi –

Please share this information with fellow Republicans. Check back, on our website and Facebook page for more Congressional Candidate Meet & Greets.

Chairwoman, Jennifer Hiles

Looking for a New Headquarters

Unfortunately the building at 38 West Main St. in Logan we were using for a Headquarters has sold. We are looking at reasonably priced options for a new headquarters. If you have any suggestions please call #740-478-2050 and leave a message. Thank you.

Denise Whalen Runs for Logan City Council President

Denise Whalen, current Vice President of the Hocking County Republican Party and the President of the Hocking County Women’s Republican Club is running for Logan City Council, President. She is unopposed in the upcoming general election.

Secretary of State, Frank LaRose to Speak

Secretary of State Frank LaRose will be our keynote Speaker at our annual Spring Dinner. Tickets are $25 per person and may be purchased in advance or at the door. The event will be held in the lower level of the Olde Dutch Restaurant in Logan, Ohio on Monday, March the 29th at 5:30PM.


Vote Republican Nov. 3rd, 2020!


Re-Elect Sharon Kennedy for Ohio Supreme Court

Re-Elect Sharon L. Kennedy for 154th Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court. She’s a Justice for all. VOTE2020!!
#SharonLKennedy #JusticeoftheOhioSupremeCourt #Vote #Ohio2020Census #Gpac

Women’s Republican Club Hosts Community Service Event

The Hocking County Women’s Republican Club is hosting a non-partisan community event to raise awareness of human trafficking. The event is being sponsors by members of the community. The public is welcome. There is no cost to attend.

Fall Dinner Well Attended

Lt. Governor Jon Husted speaks to Fall Dinner attendees.

The Hocking County Republican Party held its Fall dinner, October 8. Lt. Governor Jon Husted was the keynote speaker. The Lieutenant Governor spoke on several topics including job growth and an significantly improved business environment in Ohio. He spoke to recent firearms legislation proposed by the Governor sharing with attendees that the legislation would not include Red Flag laws or Universal Background Checks. Husted also shared several issues that Ohioians are largely unified on, one of which is opposition to a single-payer healthcare. In addition to the Lieutenant Governor speaking, area candidates introduced themselves and spoke, two of which are Ohio House of Representatives candidates for the 78 district, Pickaway County Commissioner, Brian Stuart and business owner and Pastor, Bobby Mitchell. Stuart and Mitchell will be contending for the Republican candidacy in the March 17 primary. Ohio Senator Tim Schaffer spoke on the need for commonsense legislation in the Ohio Senate. Jim Robison and Fred Hawk gave an update on the Logan City Council’s efforts to address city issues. County Commissioner Gary Waugh spoke on County projects including sewage systems and the new county jail. Chairwoman Hiles shares her hope of opening the 2020 Republican Headquarters in the summer. She emphasized how each county Republican working together in the 2020 election is vital. The event was well attended. Many thanks to all who came out to support the Party.

Grand Champion Goat!

The Hocking County Republican Party along with fellow elected officials; Prosecutor, Ben Fickel, City Treasurer, Jen Fickel and Judge, John Wallace supported the 2019 Hocking County Fair Junior Livestock Sale with a its’ purchase of a Grand Champion Goat!