More than two dozen elected officials, residents and candidates for public office attended Lakewood Republican Organization's social event Tuesday evening at .
There, Robert Frost, the chairman of the Cuyahoga County Republican Party, announced his run against for a seat in the US Congress.
His announcement was met with cheers from those in attendance.
"You're going to see me over the next three, four and five moths doing all the building and planning work," Frost said. "The most important thing, work hard this year ... Let's get people elected this year in Lakewood. If we do the work this year, it makes next year very easy.
"This is a building year."