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- Party: Republican
- Occupation: Secretary of State
- Education: Yale University, B.A., 1963. Princeton University, M.A., Government, 1967. University of Cincinnati Law School, J.D., 1976.
- Peace Corps Teacher: 1963-1965
- Asst. Director, Illinois Bureau of the Budget: 1969-1973
- State Legislator: 1976-1981
- Hamilton County Commissioner: 1981-1990
- Ohio Secretary of State: 1991-present.
- Improve Ohio's system of primary and secondary education.
- Create new, high paying jobs for Ohio's working families.
- Create a low-cost, high performance government that helps people help themselves.
- Party: Democrat
- Occupation: Attorney
- Education: BA Oberlain College, 1973; J.D. Case Western Reserve, 1976; Harvard Senior Executives, 1983.
- Clerk US Court of Appeals 1976-1977; Attorney General from 1991-1994
- State Senator 25th District 1982-1983
- National Commission on Crime Control and Prevention, 1995-present
John R. Mitchel
- Education and Economic Opportunity: creating a world class education system of lifelong learning, and streamlining job training programs.
- Health Care: Emphasis on quality, accessibility, affordability, consumer choice and HMO responsibility.
- Safety: Ensuring safety in our homes, streets and schools with programs to fight crime and protect our environment.
- Party: Reform
- Occupation: Investment Advisor
- Education: M.S. Economics, WSU; Business, Michigan Tech; B.S. USAF Academy
- Air Transport Pilot Rating; NASD License Investment Consultant
- DOD Acquition Officier
- 22 years multi functional experience in the executive branch of the federal government
- Government reform: 1) campaign finance reform; 2) end political patronage.
- Education: Parental control, local accountability
- Party: Natural Law Party (Chair)
- Occupation: Teacher of Transcendental Meditation Program, mother,
- Mother of two teenage boys,
- Customer service
- Teaching independently and in public schools
- PTO leadership, school volunteer
- Chairwoman of party since 1995
- Establish Governor's Advisory Board with experts from every concern.
- Address school funding and educational diversity and excellence.
- Implement effective programs of rehabilitation for prison inmates and the homeless.
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News and Analysis|
The Cincinnati Post
The Cincinnati Enquirer
- Taft adds governor to family tree. 11/4/98.
- Tonight's debate for governor is a 4-way
- list of articles and other coverage
- Campaign Notebook 10/8/98
- Local Government 10/9/98
- Judge bans Taft ads
- Leadership for schools is candidates challenge
- Wilkinson Column - Governor's race turns on a penny
- Taft fights judge's order, 10/12/98
- Judge lifts ban on Taft ad, 10/14/98
- Taft, Fisher agree to debates, 10/15/98
- Taft ads violated state law,panel says. 10/17
- CAMPAIGN NOTEBOOK Anthem faults Fisher ads
- Taft, Fisher at odds over tax cuts' form
- Taft regrets ad mistake. 10/20/98
- Taft, Fisher trade shots on truth-telling 10/23/98.
- Fisher, Taft in race to spend. 10/23/98.
- Taft presses for big GOP turnout. 10/28/98
- Fisher tries to stir up support. 10/28/98
- Fisher, Taft stick to issues. 10/29/98
- Taft, Fisher split on set-asides ruling. 10/30/98.
- Taft takes campaign to opponent's turf. 10/30/98.
- Gore stumps for Fisher. 10/30/98.
- Taft defends quote Heat's on for proposing nursing home admissions review. 10/31/98.
- Many Democrats might envy Fisher Ohioan at least is competitive. 10/31/98.
League of Women Voters of Ohio
Results from Secretary of State Office
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