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Hamilton County, OH November 4, 2003 Election
Mayor; City of Reading Voter Information

4 Year Term.

a statutory city

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Robert P. Bemmes 1,531 votes 46.38%

  • Party: Republican
James F. Pfennig Click here for more information about this candidate 1,008 votes 30.54%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Retired
  • Neighborhood: City of Reading
  • Education: 12 years plus some college
  • 14 yrs city council, being on all committees at time plus chairman
  • Manager of large supermarkets, responsible for human resources, payroll, accounting, supplies, stock and customer relation
  • Been in business 22 years as owner and responsible for all operations.
  • Fiscal responsibility
  • Maintaining and improving police, fire, service and recreational facilities
  • Serving needs of citizens
James L. Perdue, Jr. Click here for more information about this candidate 762 votes 23.08%
  • Occupation: Business & Team Leader/Manager
  • Neighborhood: Reading
  • Education: MBA, Xavier University
  • Working at General Electric 29 years, 24 years in management.
  • Reading Board of Education: active member with 13 years.
  • President, Vice President, finance chairperson, legislative liaison.
  • Ohio School Board Association Southwest Regional Executive Committee
  • Promote a strategic business plan to guide the city
  • Bring in new business to Reading
  • Promote Teamwork, Trust and Communications

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