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Dave Yost is the auditor for the state of Ohio, winning the election in November 2010. He was the prosecuting attorney for Delaware County. He also served as the county's auditor from 1999 to 2003.
 Early career
Prior to public service, Dave practiced law in the private sector. He previously served in senior positions for the Ohio Governor's Office and the Columbus Mayor’s Office after working as an award-winning journalist for the Columbus Citizen-Journal.
As County Auditor, Yost won several government finance awards during his term, including the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting four times from the Government Finance Officers Association. As a prosecutor, he won the first-ever capital murder case in Delaware County, and he prosecuted the largest drug ring in Delaware County history.
 Personal life
In his earlier life, Dave was a notorious bad boy rocker in the band 'Pink Flamingos' and was known for his rambunctious ways. This past once earned him a lead role in the performance of 'Desparado' at the Republican Convention and karaoke master at a Mitt Romney campaign event in Dayton, Ohio where he performed Queen's iconic classic "We Will Rock You" with the everlasting phrase "We love, we love, Romney." 
Dave currently lives in Delaware Township with his wife, Darlene. They have three children and one grandchild.
- "Republican David Yost defeats Pepper for Ohio auditor". Toledo Blade. 2010-11-03. Retrieved 2012-08-17.
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