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Hamilton County, OH March 2, 2004 Election
Sheriff; County of Hamilton; Republican Party Voter Information

4 Year Term. Salary: $78,279

To serve as chief law enforcement officer of the county and as custodian of the county jail and its inmates. To apprehend criminals and persons alleged to have violated state laws. To receive and execute processes and writs from the Appellate, Common Pleas, and Probate Courts. To have auctions of property taken from non-payment of taxes.

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Simon L. Leis, Jr. Click here for more information about this candidate 50,082 votes 100.00%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Sheriff
  • Hamilton County Sheriff - 16 years
  • Ohio Peace Officer
  • First Assistant US Attorney
  • Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney
  • Common Pleas Court Judge
  • Adverse effect of drug trafficking & violent crime on community safety
  • Protection of the public from terrorist activities, which could occur locally or elsewhere
  • Obsolescence of current jail system, preventing adequate performance of its role in the criminal justice system

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