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Hamilton County, OH November 6, 2012 Election
Prosecutor; County of Hamilton Voter Information

4 Year Term. Salary: $ 112,277

Serves as chief legal officer of the county and as a member of the County Budget Commission; investigates and prosecutes crimes committed in the county; advises county officers and boards, township officers, county school district officers and boards.

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Joseph T. Deters Click here for more information about this candidate 82,045 votes 55.25%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Prosecuting Attorney
  • Hamilton County Prosecutor 2005-Current
  • Ohio State Treasurer 1999-2004
  • Hamilton County Prosecutor 1992-1999
  • Hamilton County Clerk of Courts 1988-1992
  • Assistant County Prosecuting Attorney 1982-1988
  • Safety of the citizens in Hamilton County
  • Removing violent offenders from the streets
  • Refusal to dismiss gun specifications
Janaya Trotter Click here for more information about this candidate 66,457 votes 44.75%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Owner, Managing Partner, Trotter Law LLC
  • Former Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, City of Cincinnati
  • Serve as a full time prosecutor who runs an accountable and transparent office
  • Be tough AND smart on crime to reduce the recidivism rate
  • Work collaboratively with all county offices to provide consistent and efficient services to all residents

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