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Hamilton County, OH November 5, 2002 Election
County Commissioner; County of Hamilton Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Responsibilities: To exercise financial control of County expenditures; to authorize public works; to purchase land and buildings; to let contracts; to plan and administer welfare. The Board of County Commissioners also appoints other officials to operate various departments within the county.

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Phil Heimlich 143,638 votes 60.3%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Public Affairs Consultant
  • Resident: Mt. Washington
  • Education: BA Political Science, Stanford University, JD University of Virginia Law School
  • While on Cincinnati City Council I gained experience as an elected official.
  • But the most important quality I will bring to the job is my willingness to ask tough questions.
  • Only by asking hard questions can government bureaucrats be held accountable for their actions and the county taxpayers protected.
  • Keep taxes and spending at or below the level of inflation.
  • Establish an independent development authority to bring jobs to Hamilton County.
  • Support our police officers and keep neighborhoods sate.
Jean Siebenaler 94,430 votes 39.7%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Family Doctor
  • Neighborhood: Green Township
  • Education: University of Wisconsin
  • Qualifications include diverse life experiences as a family doctor, wife, mother, community volunteer, teacher, small business owner, and military vet
  • With personal knowledge of our community's health, safety, environment, education, and workforce needs,
  • I can use my communication and listening skills to hold a vision for our county's success.
  • Countywide cooperation on a comprehensive development plan.
  • Promotion of economic and workforce development.
  • Restoration of citizen trust in county government.

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On WCET Channel 48 Live Broadcast 11/3/02 7:00p -8:00p County Commissioner Candidates Meeting Channel 48
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