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Hamilton County, OH November 7, 2006 Election
County Commissioner; County of Hamilton Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Responsibilities: 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.

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David Pepper Click here for more information about this candidate 142,749 votes 52.64%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Yale University, B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Majors: History, International Studies
  • Yale Law School, J.D.
  • Implementing a comprehensive safety plan to end the violence in our County.
  • Cleaning up County government from the waste, incompetence, political bickering, and pay-to-play politics.
  • Paying as much attention to the quality of life of all communities in the County as we do to a handful of large projects.
Phil Heimlich Click here for more information about this candidate 128,451 votes 47.36%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: President, Hamilton County Commission
  • B.A. Political Science, Stanford University
  • J.D. University of Virginia Law School
  • Build a new jail to give law enforcement the vital tools they need to stop the violence in our community.
  • Promoting development to counter population loss, primarily from the City of Cincinnati.
  • Continue my pledge of holding spending and taxes below the rate of inflation.

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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 7 questions on Qualification, Priorities, Funding for jail, Law enforcement, Revitalize housing stock, Affordable housing, and Role of County Commissioner.


Tuesday October 10, 2006 7 - 8 pm The Cincinnatus Association Commission Candidate Forum at the Schiff Conference and Banquest Cetner at the Cintas Center Xavier University.

COMMUNITY ISSUES FORUM FEATURING PHIL HEIMLICH AND DAVID PEPPER ON COUNTY ISSUES Thursday September 21, 2006, 12:00 Noon, Christ Church Cathedral, The Undercroft, 318 East Fourth Street

A debate between incumbent Hamilton County Commissioner Phil Heimlich (R) and challenger David Pepper (D) will be held Wednesday the 20th, at 7:30 p.m. in Amberley Village at Temple Sholom, which is at the corner of Ridge Rd. and Longmeadow Lane, just south of the Ronald Reagan Cross-County Highway.
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