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Hamilton County, OH November 4, 2003 Election
Member Council; City of Wyoming Voter Information

2 Year Term.

a charter city

Candidates (Vote for 7)
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Mary Benken Click here for more information about this candidate 1,508 votes 14.75%

  • 33 year resident of Wyoming
  • Husband Jim, grown children # Chris, Cindy
  • Member: Planning Commission, Economic Development, Finance & Buildings/Equipment Committees
  • Promote Wyoming, Wyoming Women's Club, President # Wyoming Florist, Inc; Past President # Junior Woman's Club,
  • Business Association; Chairman 1-2nd Fall Festivals; Kiwanis;
  • Citizen Advisory & School Facilities Committees; Solid Waste; Coalition on Aging
  • Wyoming Remains the "Place to Live"
David J. Savage Click here for more information about this candidate 1,493 votes 14.61%
  • Occupation: * Occupation: Retired (The Drackett Company)
  • Mayor, City of Wyoming since 1986
  • 38 Year Resident, City of Wyoming
  • Education: MIT and University of Virginia
  • Currently a Volunteer executive, Internal Service Corps
  • Recreation Commission (Chairman) Board of Building and Zoning Appeals (Chairman)
  • Married to Judy Savage
  • Maintaining Wyoming as a highly desirable and livable community
  • Maintain and improve the quality of various programs we offer our residents
Vicky Zwissler Click here for more information about this candidate 1,485 votes 14.53%
  • Occupation: President of serving shopping malls
  • Education: University of Cincinnati, BS Design
  • Adjunct Faculty College of Mt St Josephs 1992 # 1996
  • Married Alan Burt, Sons AJ, Brennan, Carson
  • Current affiliations: Promote Wyoming, Urban Forestry, Recreation Commission
  • Ohio Operation Lifesaver, a national Railway Safety Committee and the White House
  • Office of Intergovernmental Affairs
  • Revenue Shortage
  • Recreation/Community Center
Barry S. Porter Click here for more information about this candidate 1,480 votes 14.48%
  • Occupation: Retired Financial Executive
  • Life long Wyoming Resident and a 19 year City Council member
  • Education: Wyoming High School graduate. College Education Bachelor's degree Economics Denison University Master's Degree Univ. of Cincinnati
  • Wife Susan and adult children Bari, Holly and Joe
  • Serving as Vice Mayor and Finance Committee Chairman
  • Balance the City's Budget as operating expenses are increasing and tax revenues declining
  • Enhancing Wyoming reputations a premiere residential community
Stanley J. Streeter Click here for more information about this candidate 1,476 votes 14.44%
  • Occupation: commercial real estate development and management
  • Served on City Council since 2000
  • Served on Committees: Finance, Law, Streets and Roads, Greenway, Building and
  • Zoning Appeals, Historic Preservation. Served on Planning Commission
  • Education: University of Illinois, BS Engineers
  • Wyoming resident since 1990
  • Wife Claudia, children Max (15 years) and Jane (11 years)
  • 1. Primary challenge facing City Council will be locate and efficiently manage funds for city services
  • Create a new Community Center
Daniel Burke Click here for more information about this candidate 1,403 votes 13.73%
  • Occupation: Sharonville Budget Director
  • Education: Finance degree Xavier University
  • Wife Suzanne, Stepson Shane (9) Hilltop Elementary, and daughter Kendall (1) Terry's Montessori
  • Elected to City Council in 2001
  • Currently serve on the Law, Public Safety and Solid Waste Committees
  • 13 years of local government financial management experience
  • currently employed as the Sharonville Budget Director
  • The continued improvement of recreation options and facilities
  • 2. I believe the City's current policy of purchasing and demolishing dilapidated homes from irresponsible property owners is a poor use of your tax d
James T. O'Reilly Click here for more information about this candidate 1,376 votes 13.46%
  • Occupation: UC Professor
  • Boston College, U. Virginia Law School
  • Public Rep. County Solid Waste Board
  • Chaired Local Emergency Plan Committee
  • Member, Smale Infrastructure Commission
  • Award for Outstanding Civilian Contribution to SW OH Fire Service
  • Committee Chair, Cin. Chamber of Commerce
  • Maintain Quality and Safety of Current Rental Housing Units
  • Assure Safe Streets By Supporting First Responders
  • Encourage Dialogue re new Rec Center Plans

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  Candidates Answer Questions

The League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 3 questions on Top Priority, Planning, and Recycling.


Candidates Forum October 22 at 7:30 pm at the Wyoming Civic Center

North Central Unit of the League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area Collected Candidate Information. The question posed to Council Candidates was: What are your top two priority issues facing Wyoming City Council? What solutions do you propose for eachof these issues. The answers were posted under the first question on how to implement priorities.
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