Putnam County Republican Party Endorses McColley For Hite’s Former State Senate Seat

10/23/17 – 5:29 A.M.

More people are expressing interest in the State Senate seat left open by Cliff Hite last week. The Lima News reports the Putnam County Republican Party is endorsing State Representative Robert McColley for the post. Thomas Liebrecht (LEE-breckt) is the chair of the Putnam County Republican Party. He tells the newspaper McColley already gives the county Republicans updates on issues in the State Senate that could affect Putnam County.

An Ottawa businessman also plans to throw his hat into the ring. Franklin Miller sold State Farm insurance for nearly 25 years in Ottawa. Miller has run for county commissioner in the past.

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