Earlier this week, Lorrain Croy of Oak Harbor, announced her intention to run for Judge in the Ottawa County Common Pleas Court.
Croy, a longtime assistant prosecutor in Ottawa and Sandusky Counties, is also a former magistrate. She has received the early endorsement of many elected officials including: State Representative, Chris Redfern; Port Clinton Mayor Vince Leone; Ottawa County Sheriff, Steve Levorchick; Oak Harbor Police Chief, Steve Weirich; Port Clinton Police Chief, Rob Hickman; Danbury Township Police Chief, Mike Meisler; Carroll Township Police Chief, Jody Hatfield; Marblehead Police Chief, Greg Fultz; Ottawa County Coroner, Dan Cadigan; Ottawa County Commissioner, Jim Sass; Ottawa County Commissioner, Jodi Regal, Ottawa County Auditor, Larry Hartlaub; President of The Port Clinton City Council, Linda Hartlaub; Port Clinton City Councilman Elect, Jerry Tarolli; Port Clinton City Councilwoman Elect, Margaret Phillips; Port Clinton City Councilman Elect, Ron Aukerman; Port Clinton City Councilman Gabe Below, Port Clinton City Councilwoman, Nicole DeFreitas; Oak Harbor City Councilwoman Elect, Jackie Macko; Village of Marblehead Councilwoman, Angela Kukay, and others.
Croy’s husband, Kelly, is a teacher in the Benton Carroll Salem School district and together they are raising four daughters.
“I am excited about this opportunity and I am looking forward to serving the families of Ottawa County. Applying the law fairly and impartially in the Court of Common Pleas will always be my goal.”
Croy, a Democrat, said her campaign will be chaired by Gary and Becky Quisno of Oak Harbor.