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Hamilton County, OH November 5, 2002 Election
State Representative; Ohio State General Assembly; District 28 Voter Information

2 Year Term.

Responsibilities: 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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Jim Raussen 20,033 votes 59.0%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Senior Claims Specialist, Environmental Division
  • Resident: Springdale
  • Education: BA in Political Science, minor in History, Xavier University
  • I believe that I possess the leadership skills, education and the experience in both the public and private sectors to appropriately address issues
  • and challenges facing our region and state. We need to elect individuals who can provide leadership to bring about sustained economic growth,
  • improve education, and restore quality healthcare to our communities.
  • Economy - Promote the development and revitalization of business districts to restore jobs locally.
  • Education - We must improve classroom performance and allow state monies to reach the classroom.
  • Healthcare - Help business, health insurance, and medical communities keep quality healthcare in the region.
Wayne E. Coates 13,912 votes 41.0%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: full time legislator
  • 18 year resident of Forest Park
  • Education: attended Jefferson Community College
  • Served 2 years as state representative, four years as Mayor, ten years on Forest Park City Council.
  • Served 4 years as a trustee on the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Government, 4 years Ohio Mayors Association and Ohio Municipal League.
  • Protect our children from sex offenders
  • Lower prescription drugs for seniors and the uninsured.
  • Have government live within its means just like working families.

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