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Hamilton, Warren County, OH November 7, 2006 Election
 Smart Voter Edwin Richard "Rick" Smith, III

Candidate for
State Senator; District 7

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Internet Consultant
  • A.B., Politics, Princeton University, 1981
  • MBA, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, 1987
  • Full Resume on Website
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Expand health insurance coverage in Ohio
  • Fix school funding to be in compliance with Ohio Supreme Court Rulings
  • Increase job growth
Questions on Issues

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Key Endorsements
  • Cincinnati AFL-CIO Labor Council
  • Ohio Planned Parenthood
  • Plumbers Pipe Fitters and MES, Local 392
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Position Papers
270,000 in Greater Cincinnati without health insurance is unacceptable
Improve healthcare by creating a state administered group that all could join. Provide a sliding scale for Medicaid premiums as people earn more money, rather than cutting benefits entirely. Focus on preventative and alternative therapies. Provide programs to reduce smoking and obesity.
Funding K-12 education
Provides a plan to fix school funding so that it is in compliance with the Supreme Court's DeRolph decisions.
Fostering Job Growth In Ohio
A 5-step program to jump-start Ohio's economy.
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