Ohio Fairgrounds Board Rejects Proposed Trump Rally

The Kent Record-Courier reports:

Former President Donald Trump reportedly had hoped to host a rally at the Portage County fairgrounds, but was turned down by the volunteer board that runs the Randolph property, Portage County commissioners said.

Portage County Commissioner Tony Badalamenti said he spoke several times in recent days to Secretary of State Frank LaRose and members of Trump’s advance team about a rally they had hoped to host on April 24 at the fairgrounds.

Commissioner Sabrina Christian-Bennett said she spoke to a fair board member and learned that the fair has “a long-standing policy” not allowing political fundraisers or rallies.

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