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Hamilton County, OH November 3, 1998 General

United States Representative; Congressional District 1

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Steve Chabot 90,060 votes 53%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: United States Representative
  • College of WIlliam & Mary/Chase College of Law
  • Neigborhood: Westwood
  • As a husband, parent, and former teacher I understand the challenges facing families in our community.
  • I have worked in Congress to protect our values, fighting to reduce the excessive tax burden on families, return education dollars to our classrooms
  • by reducing waste and bureaucracy in Washington, and stop government raids on Social Security.
  • Providing tax relief to working families while restraining wasteful government spending.
  • Family issues: improve education, eliminate marriage tax penalty, end partial-birth abortion.
  • Saving Social Security by stopping government raids on the Trust Fund, and protecing medicare.
Roxanne Qualls 79,016 votes 46%
  • Party: Democrat
  • Occupation: Mayor of Cincinnati
  • Neighborhood: Avondale
  • Thomas More College, University of Cincinnati
  • Roxanne Qualls has served the community through public service.
  • She served as Director of Cincinnati Citizen Action.
  • She was elected to City Council in 1991 and Mayor in 1993, and reelected in 1995 and 1997.
  • She has fought successfully to raise the City's home ownership rate, improve public schools, reduce crime and revitalize neighborhoods.
  • Fix Social Security, reserving the budget surplus until its solvency is assured.
  • Prioritize Education, reducing class sizes and fixing and modernizing schools.
  • HMO reform, with a Patient's Bill of Rights that puts patients first.

Basic candidate data supplied by the County elections official. Any additional information supplied by the candidate. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.

Congressional Candidates Round Table

  • WCET-TV (Ch 48) will broadcast the two congressional candidates forums on November 1, 1998 from 6 to 7 pm.
News and Analysis

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Election Results

Extra hours: The Hamilton County Board of Elections has extended hours for absentee voting. The offices will be open until 7 p.m. Friday and until noon Saturday. Questions about absentee voting: 632-7039 or 632-7040.
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