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Hamilton, Butler County, OH November 4, 2003 Election
Board Member; Southwest Local School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

The board is a policy-making body, but exercises only those powers delegated to it by state law. It chooses its own officers.

Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Jeffrey Paul Biddle Click here for more information about this candidate 2,931 votes 30.25%

  • Occupation: Pharmacist-Owner, Village Pharmacy,Harrison,OH
  • Board of Education member,Southwest School District,2000-present
  • B.S. in Pharmacy, Univ. of Cincinnati,1980
  • Former member for 8 years,Harrison City Council
  • Named "Friend of Education" by Southwest School District,1999
  • Improvement of student proficiency scores
  • Higher district graduation rate
  • Planning for future district population growth
Carroll E. Roberts Click here for more information about this candidate 2,671 votes 27.57%
  • Occupation: School Superintendent
  • 38 yearsof successful experience in education
  • BA - Georgetown College
  • MA - Ohio University
  • Ed.D., M.Ed. -University of Cincinnati
  • Ohio School Leadership Institute Graduate
  • Blue Ribbon Site Visitor - U.S. Department of Education
  • Safety of students and staff
  • Meeting the educational needs of all students
  • Conservative spending
June Merten 2,145 votes 22.14%
Sandy Stephens Click here for more information about this candidate 1,942 votes 20.04%
  • Occupation: Real Estate Manager
  • Past PTA President
  • 1994 Southwest SD Friend of Education Award
  • 1995 PTA Friend of Children Award
  • 1995 Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors Community Service Award
  • High School PTA Parent Representative
  • My son graduated from Harrison HS 2001, and my daughter is a junior at Harrison HS.
  • To have a 5 year plan in place for the future of our growing district
  • To provide tools of technology to our students as well as our teachers
  • Expand our Business Partner Program in the district.

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