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Hamilton County, OH November 5, 2002 Election
State Representative; Ohio State General Assembly; District 31 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.

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Steve Driehaus 13,460 votes 65.2%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: State Representative / Director, Community Building Institut
  • Community: Price Hill
  • Education: Elder H.S. 1984; Miami University, B.A. 1988; Indiana University, M.P.A. 1995
  • In my first term, I have stood for fiscal restraint and government accountability in Columbus.
  • I voted against massive tax increases and led the fight against "double-dipping" by elected officials.
  • I have fought for neighborhoods # assisting homeownership initiatives in Price Hill and fighting an unwanted cement facility in Sayler Park.
  • Strengthening Cincinnati's Westside neighborhoods
  • Reigning in the state budget and holding the state fiscally accountable
  • Passing meaningful prescription drug reform
Sheryl Ross 7,175 votes 34.8%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Career Transition Consultant
  • Resident: North Bend, OH
  • Education: University of Illinois, BA; UC, M. Ed.; Xavier U., MBA
  • Currently on North Bend Village Council serving on Finance, Zoning/Planning and Law Ordinances Committees
  • Served 7 years in higher education
  • Served 17 plus years in private industry in professional services as a business administrator and human resources director.
  • Renew Ohio economy by working with Ohio business and industry to become a leader in opportunity for skilled workers who are currently out of work.
  • Solve the education problem -- work to make Ohio the state known for outstanding schools for all children.
  • Decrease crime. It is appalling that a large of our nation's population is in prison or on probation.

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