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Hamilton County, OH November 7, 2000 Election
United States Representative; District 1 Voter Information

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.

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Steve Chabot 112,449 votes 53.4%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: U.S Congressman, 1st District, Ohio.
  • Community: Westwood
  • Education: College of William and Mary, BA/Chase College of Law, JD
  • As a husband, parent, and former teacher, I understand the challenges facing Cincinnati families.
  • I have worked to make health care more affordable, reduce excessive tax burdens on families,
  • return education dollars to local classrooms by reducing waste and bureaucracy in Washington, and protect Medicare and Social Security.
  • Member of three House committees: Judiciary, International Relations, Small Business. Served as co-chairman of the House Education Task Force.
Priorities:
  • Providing tax relief to working families while restraining wasteful government spending
  • Family issues (improve education, eliminate marriage tax penalty, end partial-birth abortion)
  • Protecting Social Security and Medicare by stopping raids on the trust funds
John Cranley 92,874 votes 44.1%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Community: Price Hill
  • Education: Harvard Divinity School, M.T.S., 2000; Harvard Law School, J.D., 1999, John Carroll University, B.A. 1996
  • Member, Ohio State Bar; Graduate, Harvard Law School and Harvard Divinity School;
  • worked for Cincinnati law firms Taft, Stettinius, and Hollister and Frost & Jacobs;
  • taught history, political philosophy, and moral reasoning classes at Harvard College.
Priorities:
  • Provide prescription coverage and protect patients, doctors, and nurses from HMO bureaucrats
  • Prioritize education by supporting student loans, Head Start, and rebuilding crumbling schools.
  • Reform campaign finance, which is really about giving power back to people.
David A. Groshoff 3,266 votes 1.5%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Financial Advisor / Attorney
  • B.A. with Honors, Indiana University
  • J.D., law review, Ohio State University College of Law
Priorities:
  • Abolishing the Income Tax
  • Ending the Insane War on Drugs
  • Putting an end to the senseless witch hunt against gays in the military
Richard L. "Rich" Stevenson 1,811 votes .861%
  • Party: Natural Law
  • Occupation: Machine Draftsman, Political Writer
  • Community: Lower Price Hill
  • Education: BS Biology and Chemistry; Well Read
  • Constitutionally qualified (over 25 yrs old, a US citizen for over seven years, and live in Ohio).
  • I will work powerfully for "democracy" in our country for all citizens.
  • I will adhere to our Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution.
  • Natural Law Party Candidacy: "If not me, who, if not now, when?"
Priorities:
  • Money is not speech; amend the US Constitution
  • Reconfigure our economy to create a one-job living-wage middle-class majority.
  • Spend "$25 billion" to fully fund technical / college education without loans

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