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Hamilton County, OH November 7, 2000 Election
State Representative; District 31 Voter Information

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.

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Catherine L. Barrett 17,586 votes 67.0%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: State Representative and financial consultant
  • B.A. Business Administration
  • Former Mayor and City Councilwoman, Forest Park
  • Former member, City Planning Commission, OKI member (6 years) and economic development commission, Forest Park.
  • Top vote getter in two out of four campaigns.
  • 25 year Gneral Electric Financial Analyst; Business Owner - C-Tronic Services
  • My electability to Public Office - 2 year incumbent
  • School Funding. School facility. Access to Edcuation
  • Access to Quality Health Care. State Long Term Health and Elder Care
  • Environmental Justice and Economic Justice for All Ohioans
Joanne S. Kemmerer 6,994 votes 26.6%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: High School History Teacher
  • History/government teacher
  • Mt. Airy Town Council Secretary
  • Pregnancy Center West Counselor
  • Hamilton County Republican Central and Executive Committees
  • '74-'78 LWV local president and CT Secretary
  • '78 candidate for CT State Legislature
  • Education: high school teachers' training, streamlined administration, business investment in vocational training; ban on X-rated curriculum
  • Taxes: reduction of state income tax; venture capital for small businesses; economic development of cities for broader tax base
  • Second Amendment Rights: am co-plaintiff opposing Cincinnati lawsuit vs. gun manufacturers; supports law abiding citizens' right to purchase firearms
Autumn Mueller 861 votes 3.2%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Full-time receptionist and Student
  • Education: Currently seeking BA in criminal justice
  • I am twenty-five years old, am a resident of both the State of Ohio and its district #31.
  • I care about what happens to our state and my fellow citizens.
  • I would like to support them in our legislature.
  • Education- reform, towards privatization.
  • Income Tax- lower, if possible to 0%
  • Medical Marijuana- Legislators are not doctors/ allow doctors to treat their patients.
Mary Lynne Schuster 797 votes 3.0%
  • Party: Natural Law
  • Occupation: Early Childhood Educator; Parent
  • Education: B.A. Early Childhood Education, University of Cincinnati
  • I'm a high-energy educator and parent and chairperson of the 1999 Regional Adoption conference with 450 attendees.
  • I'm extensively trained through leadership programs of Landmard Education Corporation.
  • I'm committed to empowering people to make a difference in the world.
  • Proven educational initiatives such as Head Start and improved school nutrition.
  • Provide support/ education during the vital first years of children's lives.
  • Support development and use of environmentally clean and sustainable energy sources.

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