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Hamilton County, OH November 3, 1998 General

Secretary of State

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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J. Kenneth Blackwell 194,445 votes 70%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Ohio Treasurer
  • Community/neigborhood: Cincinnati
  • Education: B.S. and Masters of Education degres, Xavier University
  • Served as Mayor and City Council Member;
  • Cincinnati associate vice-president, assistant professor of Education, Xavier
  • Undersecretary, US Dept of Housing and Urban Development, US Ambassador, UN Human Rights Commission
  • Domestic and foreign policy fellow, Heritage Doundation and Harvard School of Government
Charleta B. Tavares 81,676 votes 29%
  • Party: Democrat
  • Occupation: State Representative 22nd District
  • Community/neigborhood: Columbus
  • Education: Eastmoor High School; Attended Spelman College and Ohio State University
  • State Representative; Chief, Children's Proection Section; Ohio Attorney General's Office
  • Associate Director Public Children's Services Association of Ohio, Legislative Assistant
  • Staff Person, Human Resources Subcommittee of the House Finance and Appropriations
  • Increase voter registration, education and turnout through a program of education/outreach and adequate available data.
  • Provide access to information for small businesses by implementing more staff training in computer technology.
  • Provide statistics and voter information via the internet and a quarterly newsletter.

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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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