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Kasich Stresses “Important Movement” In GOP Dinner
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Hundreds of Ohio GOP leaders gathered in Columbus over the weekend for the Party’s annual state dinner.
The party’s top candidate on the fall ballot used the event to send a message about the importance of November’s election.
One by one Republicans running for statewide office took the stage on Saturday night.
That included Auditor Dave Yost, Lieutenant Gov. Mary Taylor and U.S. Senator Rob Portman, who called on the local GOP leaders to rally their communities.
Former Mississippi Gov Haley Barbour was the keynote speaker, but it was Gov. John Kasich who perhaps painted the clearest picture on why he thinks Republicans need to get out the vote.
â€œThis isnâ€™t just about another election this is about a movement. All of the statewide ticket, the members of the Legislature all the way down to the courthouse.
This is about a movement that theyâ€™re watching across the country. Itâ€™s a really important movement at a really critical time cause many of us feel our country has lost its way.
The Democratic Party plans to hold their state dinner in June with President Bill Clinton as the headliner.