Mercer County Ohio Republican Party

Central Committee Meetings
3rd Monday   7:30 p.m.
 Richardson Bretz Building
 119 West Fulton Street
 Celina, Ohio 45822




Robert J. Hibner



Stephanie Kremer

Vice Chair

Sammi  Timmerman


Ann Staugler



Election News

Next Election:  2023 Primary Election

Filing Deadline:  February 1, 2023

Election Day:  May 2, 2023

Offices on the ballot include:

  • Mayor

  • City Auditor

  • City Law Director

  • Council At-Large (3 to be elected)

Candidate Information



Local Republican Party takes action on Title IX

(Click here to read more):  Page 1  Page 2




There is a "New" Prosecutor in Town!

(See Press Release Here)

Mercer County Republican Central Committee met on

November 21, 2023 to appoint a new Prosecutor


2022 Mercer County Republican Fair Tent

Candidates and visitors gather to talk politics.  Candidates visiting the tent today:  US Senate Candidate JD Vance, Supreme Court Justice Pat DeWine, County Commissioner Candidate Dave Buschur, Congressman Bob Latta, State Rep Candidate Angie King and Auditor (Candidate) Randy Grapner.


Mercer County Republican Party Chairman

Bob Hibner at the 2022 Lake Festival Parade


Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy

Speaks at the Mercer County Republican Party Headquarters



March 25, 2022 Reagan Day & Pre-primary Election Rally with keynote speaker,

syndicated radio talk show host, NewMaxTV, and author of the "Woke Folk", Mark Kaye at

Romer's Banquet Facility  in St. Henry, Ohio



Six of the seven Republican candidates running for US Senate participated in the first of several forums, answering questions from moderators and audience

Attending the forum (L to R)  (2021)

Timken, Mandel, Moreno, Pukita, Gibbons, and Vance


Brooke Shinn

 is sworn in as Celina City Auditor by Judge Speelman




Ben Thaeler

Representing 8th District Congressman Warren Davidson

Speakes at the 2022 Right to Life Send Off



Republican Party Reagan Day

2021 event at

The St. Henry American Legion



Congressman Warren Davidson and Congressman Jim Jordan

visit Mercer County


Mercer County Fair Tent  (2021)

8th Congressional Representative, Warren Davidson

visits the Mercer County Fair (2021)


The Trump Boat Parade (2020)

Fantastic Event on Grand Lake St. Marys



The Trump Tractor Parade (2020)

Congratulations to the folks who organized another great

event in Ft. Recovery



Mercer County Ohio Republican Elected Official

Back Row:  Commissioner:  Greg Homan, Prosecutor: Matt Fox,, Auditor: Randy Grapner,

Clerk of Courts: Cal Freeman, Commissioner: Rick Muhlenkamp, Engineer: Jim Wiechart, Sheriff: Jeff Grey

Front Row:  Treasurer: Dave Wolters, Commissioner: Jerry Laffin, Recorder Angie King,

Judge Kathy Speelman, Judge Matt Gilmore



Mercer County Republican Headquarters


Paid for by Mercer County Republican Party, Anne Staugler Treasurer

Not paid for by any Candidate or Candidate Committee

Early Voting Info


Early Voting Location

Court House Auditorium


Early Voting Hours



Election Day

Polls are open

 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.



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State School Board Member

Diana Fessler

Speaks to Mercer County Republicans about Schools in our district implementing

Critical Race Theory




8th District Congressman Warren Davidson helps display pro-life shirt



Water Tower

Coldwater, OH




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you should know!


Question 1

Can I check my personal voting information?

1) Am I registered?

2) Where do I vote?

3) See my ballot?:


Short Answer:

Easy as 1-2-3

Click the red white and blue button on this page.



Question 1:

Who makes up the Republican and Democratic Party?


Short Answer:

Everyone who votes in a "Primary Election" is a member or is affiliated with the respective political party..


Long Answer:

The political parties are made up of registered voters who participate in Primary Elections. 


A "Primary Election"

(aptly named primary, because that's where it all begins) is the nominating process by which  candidates are chosen by the members or those affiliated, to represent their political party on a "General Election" ballot


Primary Election  candidates who receives the most votes, advance to be listed on the General Election ballot, and that winner, then represents the  citizens of the village, township, school board, county, state, or the whole country..



Question 2:

How is each political party's leadership chosen?


Short Answer:

Local and state party leadership is elected by "you" at the Primary Election in even numbered years..


Long Answer:

Specific details for how each Party's leadership is selected/elected is a little more complicated.


Each political party adopts rules and bylaws (which are a public record). 


You can start by contacting your local and state leadership. 


The Leadership is by legal definition called a Central Controlling Committee.  The roster of names is listed at the Mercer County Board of Election Website and then click on "Political Parties". 


There is a link to a list of each political party's elected leadership or central committee and their website.

(more info below)




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