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State of Ohio (Adams, Brown, Clermont, Pike, Hamilton, Warren, Scioto Counties) June 14, 2005 Election
United States Representative; District 2; Democratic Party Voter Information

2 Year Term. Salary: $158,100

To represent the people of Ohio, their district and the United States in dealing with matters of national and international importance. The general welfare should be a prime concern.

You can vote in this contest only if registered in the Democratic party.

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Paul L. Hackett, III Click here for more information about this candidate 7,856 votes 56.9%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Small business owner
  • Husband and father of three
  • United States Marine
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran
  • Milford City Councilman 1995-1998
  • The Economy and Jobs
  • Education
  • Social Security
Victoria "Vicky" (Wells) Wulsin Click here for more information about this candidate 3,756 votes 27.2%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: President, Soteni International
  • As founder and president of Soteni International I have raised thousands to prevent and mitigate the effects of HIV/AIDS in African women and children
  • Through my long and ongoing work in public health I have combatted many of the most destructive diseases of our time.
  • I have often worked with unions in southern Ohio as both an officer for NIOSH (see below) and as consulting physician for the Local Steel Workers.
  • I have explored and worked throughout the world. Most recently I was based for three years in Kenya, combatting the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
  • YWCA Career Woman of Achievement, Cincinnati (1992)
  • I continued to develop my qualifications as a public servant by continuing my M.D. through both a masters and doctorate in public health from Harvard.
  • Guaranteed Health Care and Health Insurance: Ohio families and our seniors are unjustly lacking healthcare, while costs are hindering Ohio business.
  • Balanced Budget: America cannot stand to operate much longer under a dehibilitating debt that will only come back to haunt our children.
  • Reuniting a divided Congress and Country: My career has been defined by a results-oriented philosophy with a focus on consensus building.
Charles W. Sanders Click here for more information about this candidate 1,215 votes 8.8%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Public Official
  • Residence: Waynesville
  • Education: BS Wilmington College, 1972
James John Parker Click here for more information about this candidate 668 votes 4.8%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Healthcare Administration
  • Community / Neighborhood of Residence: Waverly, Ohio (Pike County)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - 1989, Master of Health Administration - 1991, Master of Business Administration - 1991
  • My wife and I have three children. I'll write legislation that will be good for Ohio families.
Jeff Sinnard Click here for more information about this candidate 279 votes 2.0%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Civil Engineer
  • BS Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Stay-at-Home Dad
  • Promote a comprehensive and consistent ethic of life
  • Honor and promote strong and healthy families
  • Protect the dignity of work and the rights of workers
Arthur Stanley Katz (Write-In) 24 votes 0.2%
  • Party: Democratic

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The League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 6 questions on Qualifications, Pressing Issue, Federal Deficit, Health Care, Public Transportation, and Patriot Act.

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