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Hamilton, Butler County, OH November 4, 2008 Election
US Representative; District 1 Voter Information

2 Year Term. Salary: $169,300

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.

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Steve Driehaus Click here for more information about this candidate 155,089 votes 52.45%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: State Representative, Dist 31
  • Miami University, BA
  • Indiana University, MPA
  • Peace Corps Volunteer, Senegal, West Africa
  • Executive Director of Community Building Institute
  • married for 17 years, 3 kids
  • I will work to create tax relief for the middle class tax and more jobs for Cincinnati.
  • I will strive to provide health care for children.
  • I want to restore fiscal responsibility in Washington.
Steve Chabot Click here for more information about this candidate 140,469 votes 47.50%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: US Representative; District 1
  • Former Hamilton County Commissioner
  • Former City Council Member
  • B.A., College of William and Mary
  • J.D., Salmon P. Chase College of Law
  • Pursue responsible fiscal policies and tax relief
  • Improve our energy security through domestic drilling and alternative sources like wind and solar
  • Reduce the cost of health care for families and small businesses
Eric Wilson (Write-in) 84 votes 0.03%
Rich Stevenson (Write-in) Click here for more information about this candidate 67 votes 0.02%
  • Occupation: Design Political Web Pages for Open Ballot Access
  • Moderate Non-Partisan Independent Political Leader
  • Agent, US Army Intelligence(60s)
  • Insurance Investigator 6 years
  • Machine Draftsman-Designer 22 years
  • B.S. Biology, Chemistry, History
  • Elected, Central Committee, Ohio Reform Party, 1998 to 2000
  • Sponsor and Pass "The Citizens Right to Choose My Congress Act."
  • Sponsor and Pass "The Media Voice for Americans Act"
  • Sponsor and Pass"The Equal Access to Ballot Qualified Candidates Act"

Basic candidate data supplied by the Secretary of State. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
  Candidates Answer Questions

The League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 2 questions on Pressing Issues and Implementation.

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Nonpartisan Information

Project Vote-Smart
  • About the Candidates - Browse the page to find the line(s) for US House 1. Then find Biography, Campaign Finances, Issue Positions, Special Interest Groups, and Voting Record where available.
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Candidate Debates

WCPO-TV Channel 9 Debate from Oct. 22

Candidate Forums

League of Women Voters of Oxford's Candidates Forum on October 29

  • The League of Women Voters of Oxford, together with WMUB FM will hold Candidates Forum on Wednesday, October 29, 2008, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Oxford Senior Citizen and Community Building, 922 Tollgate Drive. The public is invited to come and meet the candidates. A question and answer period will follow introduction of the candidates. The program will be broadcast live on WMUB-FM. 88.5 and listeners are welcome to phone in their questions.
  • For more information, contact the LWV of Oxford
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