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State of Ohio (Clermont, Brown, Adams, Hamilton, Butler, Warren, Scioto Counties) November 5, 2002 Election
US Representative; District 2 Voter Information

2 Year Term.

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.

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Rob Portman 136,523 votes 74.1%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Member of Congress
  • Residence: Terrace Park, Ohio
  • Education: Dartmouth College, B.A., University of Michigan, J D.
  • My record of strong accomplishment for the people of Southwest Ohio through legislation and helping constituents with the federal government.
  • My legislative accomplishments have echoed the concerns I hear from constituents, such as securing the homeland, tax relief and tax simplification,
  • and giving people more retirement security.
  • Ensuring the safety and security of our homeland
  • Making sure that retirement savings are secure
  • Reforming and simplifying our tax code
Charles W. Sanders 47,648 votes 25.9%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Senior Personal Financial Analyst Primerica
  • Wilmington College Alumni Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Twice elected to Waynesville Village Council, Twice elected as Mayor of Waynesville, Ohio.
  • Past elected Vice President of the Warren County Municipal League.
  • Prior memberships in the U.S. Conference of Mayors as well as the U.S. Conference of Black Mayors.
  • Served a tour on Amtrak's National "Mayors Advisory Council", one of twenty four Mayors Nationwide appointed.
  • Retired from General Motors after thirty years service in 1998 as Semi Driver. U.S. Army Veteran 3rd Armored Div 1964-1967
  • Economic Development
  • Health Care
  • Jobs

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