MINSTER — The Knights of Columbus Hall in Minster hosted a question-and-answer forum Tuesday night for Republican candidates from Ohio House’s 84th District, giving candidates a chance to share their priorities and qualifications.
Aimee Morrow of Greenville ran as a citizen candidate, who has worked in health care for 28 years. She refused to take the COVID-19 vaccine during the pandemic. Morrow said she and her colleagues came together as a group forming Medical Freedom Fighters of Darke County. She protested at Kettering and Premier health facilities.
“Because of that, I started organizing rallies,” Morrow said. “In Darke County, only 36% of the people have been vaccinated, which shows how many people didn’t want it. We are seeing a rollback of tyranny and we are saying no. That’s why I decided to stand as a Christian candidate,” Morrow said.
“We have to go back to the Constitution which was formed on biblical principles,” Morrow said.
Jacob Larger, president of the New Bremen Village Council, grew up in New Bremen and brought values from west-central Ohio to Columbus.
“I think what makes this region great is that we are hard working individuals and stand up for what we believe in,” Larger said.
He worked for the National Federation of Independent Business, a small business advocacy group, after finishing college.
“That’s where I fell in love with the idea of advocacy,” Larger said. Larger had experience working at a community college in administration and at an employment and family services placement agency in Allen County. His #1 priority in office will be workforce development.
Celina’s Angie King told voters that experience matters. King has 25 years of small business experience as a licensed real estate agent and 21 years of government experience, including 11 years on the Celina Town Council and is in his 10th year as the Archivist of the Mercer County. King explained that she grew up in a farming family and earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees locally at Wright State University.
“I understand our values and our culture,” King said. “I will work hard to protect our neighborhood and our way of life.”
King said the Texas school shooting was tragic and she couldn’t imagine what the parents were going through.
The above are excerpts from each candidate. For the full story and more, pick up a copy of the June 17 edition of The Evening Leader.