Montgomery County Republican Party Chairman Rob Scott announced his resignation Monday, a move that reflects an ongoing division in the party.
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Scott, a 2000 Kettering Fairmont High School grad, earned his bachelor’s in Political Science and Urban Affairs from Wright State University. He has an honors Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Dayton School of Law.
Primary areas are criminal law, family law, employment law. Scott worked in the Ohio House of Representatives as a legislative aide and for the Dayton Daily News as a reporter and a copy editor during his undergraduate years in college. He served as deputy press secretary for Ken Blackwell’s bid for governor.
- April 2009: Thousands rally on Dayton’s Courthouse Square in Tea Party protest. Speakers invoke the names of Ronald Reagan and Thomas Jefferson in speeches against “runaway government spending.” Organizer Scott says petitions would be circulated calling for the repeal of economic stimulus funding.
- November 2011: Scott elected to Kettering City Council.
- February 2012: Scott resigns as Tea Party president, considers run for GOP county chairmanship.
- April 2012: Scott becomes chair of Montgomery County GOP. More than 160 precinct leaders uanimously elect him.
- September 2013: Scott resigns as county GOP chair.