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Ohio State Government November 7, 2006 Election
Secretary of State; State of Ohio Voter Information

4 Year Term.

To appoint county boards of elections and supervise their activities; to prescribe ballot forms; to prepare instructions for the conduct of elections and the training of poll workers. The Secretary of State is the Chief Elections Officer of the State.

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Only candidates in the ballot in Hamilton County and Butler County were asked to provide information.
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Jennifer L. Brunner Click here for more information about this candidate 2,104,010 votes 55.0%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Attorney at Law
  • EDUCATION: Miami University, BA; Capital University, JD
  • Former Judge, Franklin County Common Pleas
  • 13 years private practice experience as an election law attorney handling a wide variety of election law matters
  • Deputy Director and Legislative Counsel for a former Secretary of State.
  • formed and presided over Franklin County's first adult felony drug court
  • adopted the practice of permitting jurors in criminal and civil trials to take notes and ask questions, a practice affirmed by the Ohio Supreme Court
  • Verifiable and audited election results in a process that is free, fair, open, and honest
  • Restoration of trust in Ohio's election process
  • Leadership that upholds Ohioans' values
Greg Hartmann Click here for more information about this candidate 1,546,417 votes 40.4%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Hamilton County Clerk of Courts
  • As County Clerk of Courts + manage a staff of more than 320, oversee more than $145 million, and have returned $1.3 million to the taxpayers
  • EDUCATION: Washington & Lee University, BA; Pepperdine University, JD
  • TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: Managed a private-sector small business,
  • before becoming an Assistant Hamilton County Prosecutor.
John A. Eastman 94,696 votes 2.5%
  • Party: Independent
Timothy J. Kettler Click here for more information about this candidate 78,075 votes 2.0%
  • Party: Independent
  • Occupation: Self-Employed, Action Septic Service, operation, service and
  • EDUCATION: Graduate, Brunswick, Ohio High School; attended Kent State University
  • TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: In business as the owner of Action Septic Service for twenty years

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