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Butler, Preble, Darke, Miami, Shelby, Mercer Counties, OH March 7, 2000 Election
United States Representative; District 8

2 Year Term. Salary $133,673

To represent the people of Ohio, their district and the United States in dealing with matters of national and international importance. The general welfare should be a prime concern.

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

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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John A. Boehner 82,079 votes 100.0%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Former Small Business Owner
  • Education: Graduate Moeller High 1968; B.A. business, Xavier University
  • Representative of 8th District in U.S. House since 1991.
  • Operated small business in Butler County prior to election to Congress.
  • Served in the House of Representatives & Union Township Board of Trsutees.
  • Chairman, House Education & Workforce Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations.
  • Vice Chairman, House Administration Committee; Member, House Agriculture Committee
  • Paying down the national debt & reducing federal waste.
  • Expanding parental involvement & local control of education.
  • Expanding agriculture trade & promoting the competiveness of U.S. farmers.
John Parks 15,618 votes 53.6%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: College Professor, Miami University
  • Education: PhD American Studies, Rel.B., BA Political Science
  • My abilities of careful and critical thinking, moral sensitivity, and skillful collaboration come from formal education and extensive experience.
  • I have extensive experience as a minister and as a college professor for 28 years.
  • I've also been active in civil rights and numerous community organizations.
  • Reform and reconstruct public education.
  • Expand and secure our health care systems.
  • Reform campaign financing to eliminate the undemocratic influence of big money in politics.
John W. Griffin 13,817 votes 46.4%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Self Employed- Farmer
  • Education: Jefferson Twp. High School, University of Dayton
  • Two years on Ohio Board of Education 1994-1996
  • 22 years elected to state democratic executive
  • Worked for Department of Commerce, Agriculture, Natural Resources
  • Served on Board of Directors of mental health board
  • Member of Ohio National Farmers Union
  • Social Security- Medicare, Healthcare
  • Education- Every child needs to acquire an educational opportunity
  • Better use of agricultural products for food sources and mercy sources
David R. Shock votes 0.0%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Political Science Instructor and Graduate Student
  • Bachelor of Arts degree -- Kent State University (May 1996)
  • Master of Arts degree -- Miami University (December 1997)
  • Formal education in political science and public administration
  • Constitutional requirements for office met: 26 years old, an American citizen, and an Ohio resident my entire life
  • I grew up on a farm in north central Ohio and I understand the challenges that farmers face in the changing economy
  • Eliminate the national debt by using the projected budget surplus
  • Help American farmers by promoting free trade policies and opposing protectionism
  • End the federal government's fight against medical marijuana. Let the states decide!

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