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Ohio State Government March 7, 2000 Election
United States Senate

6 Year Term. Salary $133,673

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

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Mike DeWine 1,013,499 votes 79.5%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: United States Senator
  • EDUCATION: Miami University, B.S. 1969. Ohio Northern University, J.D. 1972.
  • TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: 1995-present, United States Senator;
  • 1991-94; Lt. Governor of Ohio; 1983-90, U.S. Representative,
  • 7th District; 1981-82, State Senator, 1st District; 1977-81, Greene County Prosecuting Attorney.
  • RESIDENCE: Cedarville
  • Party: Republican
Theodore S. Celeste 369,772 votes 43.8%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: President, Celeste & Associates Real Estate, Inc.
  • EDUCATION: Bachelor's (Psychology) - College of Wooster
  • TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Chief, Bureau of Consumer Services,
  • Ohio Department of Public Welfare; Teacher, U.S. Peace Corps; Chair, OSU Board of Trustees;
  • Business Advisory Council-Grandview Heights Schools; Board member, Godman Guild Settlement House; First Community Church, Worship and Mission Councils
  • RESIDENCE: Columbus
  • Political Party: Democratic
Marvin A. McMickle 204,811 votes 24.3%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Clergyman and Seminary Professor at Ashland Theological Semi
  • EDUCATION: PhD, Case Western Reserve University.
  • TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: I have spent 25 years in public service including pastoral ministry.,
  • membership on two school boards, head of two NAACP branches, founder of the HIV/AIDS testing center and author of two books, plus many news editorials
  • RESIDENCE: Shaker Heights.
  • Party: Democratic
Richard Cordray 200,157 votes 23.7%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Attorney and law professor at Ohio State.
  • . EDUCATION: B.A. Michigan State University, M.A. Oxford University (England), J.D. University of Chicago.
  • TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Former State Representative; former Ohio State Solicitor (first ever to hold that appointment).
  • RESIDENCE: Grove City.
  • Party: Democratic
Ronald R. Dickson 158,169 votes 12.4%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: 13 years experience putting on one of the largest gun shows
  • Education: 1964 Milton-Union High School, West Milton, Ohio; 1966 Career Academy of Broadcasting,
  • 1966-1969 U.S. Army Journalist and Broadcasting; 1973 BSC Ohio University, Athens, Ohio; 1974 BBA Ohio University
  • 1976 - 1989 Sales Representative for Pfizer, NY Specializing in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
  • 1989 - 2000 Gun Show Promoter, owner of National Gun Day Promotions
  • I am not a professional politician but a concerned citizens with a background in radio and TV journalism.
  • Party: Reform
Frank A. Cremeans 102,936 votes 8.1%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: OCCUPATION: President and Founder, Cremeans Concrete and Sup
  • EDUCATION: Bachelors Degree, University of Rio Grande, 1966. Masters Degree, Ohio University, 1969.
  • PhD Candidate, Ohio University.
  • TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Member of the United State House of Representatives, 1995-1997.
  • Former teacher, Guidance Counselor, Principal and School Superintendent.
  • RESIDENCE: Gallipolis.
  • Party: Republican
Daniel I. Radakovich 69,002 votes 8.2%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Temporary worker/writer/volunteer.
  • EDUCATION: Upper St. Clair HS; Penn State (BA/History in 9 quarters);
  • courses/workshops/seminars. Regarded as authority in Napoleonic History field + other areas of military/diplomatic interest
  • TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Former Executive V.P./Export Mgt. Co., teacher, tax examiner/IRS, warehouse supervisor.
  • Helped Lucent Technologies' Ohio SchoolNet project wiring schools statewide. President of Users Against InterNet Taxation.
  • RESIDENCE: Cleveland
  • Party: Democratic
John A. Eastman
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  • Party: Natural Law
John R. McAlister
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Owner, Source Benefits, Individual and Small Group Health In
  • Education: Graduate Hilliard High School, 1963, Murray State University, BS Business, 1968
  • Age: 55, on March 25, 2000, born 1945
  • Military Service: U.S. Army, 1968, 1969
  • Military Service: U.S. Army, 1968, 1969
  • Organization Memberships: National Association of Health Underwriters, Westerville Bicycle Club
  • Residence: Gahanna, suburb of Columbus
  • Reduce the size of the federal government to it's proper role under the Constitution
  • If elected to the Senate I will do everything within my power to eliminate the need for a "Drug War" by establishing a more rational policy for our co
  • With the elimination of the income tax the "special interests" in Washington will fade away and Congress will get back to a citizen legislature rather

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