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Hamilton County, OH March 7, 2000 Election
State Representative; District 32

2 Year Term. Salary $42,427

To represent the people of the district and State of Ohio in dealing with matters not allocated to the federal government.

Results as of Mar 22 9:16pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Jim Raussen 6,260 votes 54.5%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Senior Claims Representative
  • Hamilton Township Trustee, 1994-1997
  • B.A. Xavier University in Political Science
  • Studies at Oxford University, Oxford, England
  • Charter Member of Americans for Tax Reform
  • Member of Blue Chip Republicans
  • Member of Hamilton County Republican Party
  • Education Reform -- Improving Ohio's Public Education system
  • Tax Reform -- Return money from state surpluses to the taxpayers
  • Tort Reform -- Eliminate frivolous lawsuits from clogging our courts
Tawana Keels Simons 5,555 votes 45.5%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: President & CEO AdTech U.S.A., Inc.
  • Education: BS Indiana University, Public Finance, Personnel/ Labor Relations, Policy & Administration
  • Fiscal Conservative, Pro-Business, Pro-Family, Business Owner
  • Serving Second Term- Princeton School Board of Education $58M Budget
  • President, Vice President, Tax Abatement Hamilton & Butler Counties
  • 27 year resident
  • Education- Achievement & Accountability, Parental Involvement & Choice, Funding, Local Control, Safety.
  • Reduce Taxes- Economic Development, Business Expansion, Smaller Government, Reduced Spending, and Tax Cuts.
  • Tort Reform- Reduce Frivolous Lawsuits, Cap Damages, Create an Atractive Business Climate
Wayne E. Coates 3,046 votes 60.0%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Real Estate Broker
  • Mayor of Forest Park, ten years on city council
  • Member Ohio Mayors Association
  • Member Ohio Municipal League
  • Legislative Chair Hamilton Co. Municipal League
  • Trustee OKI Regional Council of Government
  • Trustee Community Action Agency
  • Educational funding that decreases the tax burden to property owners
  • Full day kindergarten and head start programs
  • Pay equity for women, and health care coverage for the working poor
Jean Kumler 2,234 votes 40.0%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Journeyman Wireman (Construction Electrician)
  • Education: CPS, USN Class "A" School, UC (business, no degree)
  • Jean has worked promoting helpful legislation and to change detriemental legislation to Veterans and working people.
  • Testified before committees of US Senate, Ohio Senate & House, City Council, Hamilton County Commission and President's Committee on Gulf War Illness
  • Ohio's working families deserve equality in education and work
  • Quality medical care
  • Support small business & local jobs for local companies & workers
Manny Tepper 28 votes 100.0%
(This candidate has not responded to SmartVoter)
  • Party: Libertarian

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