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Hamilton County, OH November 3, 1998 General

United States Representative; Congressional District 2

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Rob Portman 87,044 votes 77%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: United States Representative
  • Neighborhood: Terrace Park
  • Dartmouth, BA, Mchigan J.D.
  • I understand the needs and concerns of the district; I was born and raised here, continue to live here with my family and am active in the community.
  • Serving in third term on Ways and Means Committee.
  • Portman Legislative record: overhauled IRS, eliminated capital gains tax on most home sales; leader on anti-drug efforts.
  • Curbed unfunded mandates, maintains strong constituent service.
  • Dramatically simplify the tax code and make it fairer and less intrusive.
  • Eliminate wasteful government spending and reduce the tax burden for all Americans.
  • Preserve Social Security and expand retirement savings.
Charles W. Sanders 25,483 votes 22%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Mayor
  • B.S. Industrial and Labor Relations, Wilmington College.
  • I have over ten years Local Government experience.
  • I completed one work career, complete with all the associated rigors of life that ordinary citizens must face every day.
  • I am a native of the newly created District.
  • Fix Social Security
  • Fix the HMOs
  • Support Education

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