Versailles (9-24-21) – Four area county Republican parties will co-host a Republican U.S. Senate Town Hall on Thursday, October 14th at the Versailles Performing Arts Center at 6:00 PM.

The Republican parties in Auglaize, Darke, Mercer and Shelby County have all partnered with The Ohio Press Network to feature the six candidates that have declared their intention to run for Senator Rob Portman’s vacant seat next November.

The confirmed candidates attending are Mike Gibbons, Josh Mandel, Bernie Moreno, Mark Pukita, Jane Timken, and JD Vance.

Mercer County Republican Party Chairman Dr. Greg Homan. 

“This will be a great opportunity for local voters to hear directly from the candidates on issues important to our region.  Western Ohio is known as a strong Republican region, with Conservative values and consistently strong support for the Republican Part.”

Jack Windsor, investigative reporter for The Ohio Press Network, and Maurice Thompson, attorney for the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law, will be moderating the event. 

Admission is free but limited, so please register today at