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Hamilton County, OH March 2, 2004 Election
Commissioner; County of Hamilton; 4 Year Term Starting 1/2/05; Republican Party Voter Information

4 Year Term. Salary: $78,966

To exercise financial control of County expenditures; to authorize public works; to purchase land and buildings; to let contracts; to plan and administer welfare. The Board of County Commissioners also appoints other officials to operate various departments within the county.

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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David E. Grossmann Click here for more information about this candidate 22,880 votes 39.80%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Former Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge
  • Attorney At Law
  • Former President - National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges
  • Veteran - U.S. Air Force JAG Corps
  • Founding Member - Pregnancy Care Center & Citizens for Community Values
  • Businessman - CEO, Greg G. Wright & Sons (Mfg.)
  • Member - Grace Evangelical Free Church
  • Reduce taxes and spending to promote job growth and retention
  • Fight crime - Promote law and order
  • Defend marriage and the family
Chris Monzel Click here for more information about this candidate 15,111 votes 26.29%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Engineer
  • Purdue University, B.S. Aero-Engineering
  • University of Cincinnati, M.S. Aero-Engineering
  • Harvard University, Masters Public Policy
  • Moeller High School
  • To not raise taxes and to hold the rate of county spending at the rate of inflation
  • To reduce crime throughout Hamilton County
  • To bring jobs and opportunity back to the citizens of Hamilton County
Jim Sumner Click here for more information about this candidate 9,908 votes 17.24%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: GE Aircraft Engines Manager Environmental Programs
  • Councilman, City of Blue Ash Since 1991
  • Mayor, City of Blue Ash 1997-2001
  • Member Hamilton County Convention Facilities Authority
  • Trustee, Ohio Kentucky Indiana (OKI) Regional Council of Governments
  • Executive Committee, Hamilton County Municipal League (Chairman, Legislative Affairs)
  • Board Member + Northern Cincinnati Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • To create, attract, and retain jobs for Hamilton County
  • To control the growth of taxes in Hamilton County
  • To provide safe streets for all the communities of Hamilton County
Sandra Faith Hall Click here for more information about this candidate 4,943 votes 8.60%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Financial Planner
  • 13 + years Independent Financial Planner
  • 20 + years Community Involvement
  • Blue Ash/Montgomery Rotary, Active Member
  • 1998-01 Deer Park City Council, Elected Official
  • 1999-01 Deer Park-Silverton Joint Fire District, Trustee and Vice President
  • 1986 - BA from University of Cincinnati
  • I am committed to Responsible Spending for Hamilton County.
  • I am committed to working Cooperatively with the Cities, Townships , Municipalities & Villages located within Hamilton County.
  • I am committed to serving God & My Community through Public Service.
Russell L. "Russ" Jackson, Jr. Click here for more information about this candidate 4,644 votes 8.08%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Anderson Township Trustee
  • Levy Reform
  • Government Accountability
  • Equal Representation

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