Hatch Act

Ohio Libertarians allege Secretary of State LaRose mixing Issue 1 campaign with official duty

BY: - August 1, 2023

The Libertarian Party of Ohio has filed a complaint with federal officials alleging Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s Issue 1 advocacy violates the Hatch Act. The law prohibits employees and certain officeholders from using their authority to influence the outcome of an election. The complaint argues that because LaRose’s office administers federal election funds, his […]