Endorsed by the Delaware County Republican Party

From the Press Release announcing the endorsement:

(Delaware, Ohio) – The Delaware County Republican Party has formally endorsed candidates for the open Delaware County state legislative seats in 2018. The party’s full central committee met on the evening of January 18th and issued the following endorsements:

Denise Martin for 67th District State Representative. Martin is seeking the Republican nomination in the May 8, 2018 primary election for the seat currently held by Andrew Brenner, who will vacate the office at the end of the year due to term limits. The district contains the western half of Delaware County, including Lewis Center, Powell, Ostrander and the City of Delaware. Martin currently serves as Administrator of the Delaware County Domestic Relations Court and is a former Marion County Assistant Prosecutor. She resides in Delaware.


Endorsed by Delaware County Community Leaders

Russ Martin, Delaware County Sheriff

Denise Martin with Campaign Co-Chairman Delaware County Sheriff Russ Martin (no relation)

Gary Merrell, Delaware County Commissioner

“As I have become acquainted with Denise, I have become more and more convinced she will bring leadership skills, administrative skills, and certainly a needed legal perspective. Her availability and what I call “smart” fiscal conservatism make her stand out as a candidate and make her uniquely qualified to serve,” said Commissioner Merrell.

Barb Lewis, Delaware County Commissioner

Cindy Dinovo, Delaware County Municipal County Clerk of Court

“Denise’s experience as a prosecutor, her record of community leadership and her deep relationships in Delaware County make her the ideal candidate to serve as our next state representative,” said Dinovo

Dr. Mark Hickman, Delaware County Coroner

Carolyn Kay Riggle, Mayor of Delaware


Endorsed by Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger

House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger has announced his endorsement of Delaware County Domestic Relations Court Administrator Denise Martin for the open 67th Ohio House seat. Martin is running to fill the seat being vacated by term-limited State Representative Andrew Brenner (R-Powell).

“Denise would bring years of courtroom experience to the Ohio House,” said Rosenberger. “Her expertise in dealing with drug traffickers and other felons will provide a fresh voice in the legislature as we work to tackle these issues that affect all Ohioans.”