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Hamilton, Butler County, OH November 5, 2013 Election
Member of Board of Education; Northwest Local School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

The board is a policy-making body, but exercises only those powers delegated to it by state law. It chooses its own officers.

Results as of Jan 15 7:15pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (57/57)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Pamela L. Detzel 5413 votes 19.12%

Michael Harlow Click here for more information about this candidate 4760 votes 16.81%
  • Occupation: Public Policy Consultant
  • Bachelor's degree, University of Toledo
  • Master of Public Administration, University of Toledo
  • Experienced advocate for public education reforms
  • Award-winning research and public relations projects
  • Cincinnati Magazine Top Young Professionals
  • Reforming Northwest Local from the ground up with greater input from teachers, parents, employers
  • Study operational expenses, benchmark to peer districts
  • Boosting awareness and support for 21st century career-technical education
Christopher J. Heather Click here for more information about this candidate 4531 votes 16.00%
  • Occupation: Psych Nurse Practitioner
  • Doctorate, Case Western Reserve University; Cleveland, Ohio
  • B.A., University of Cincinnati; Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Conservative management of school spending
  • Improve State Report Card score from "C" to "A"
  • Consider implementation of uniform policies at more schools.
David Denny Click here for more information about this candidate 4345 votes 15.35%
  • Occupation: Owner Tetra Management Services
  • BS Organizational Psychology U. Evansville
  • NWLSD President
  • Clippard YMCA Board of Directors
  • Colerain Booster Executive Team
  • Northwest Community Church Elder
  • Quality educational opportunities for all students
  • Ensure fiscal stability
  • Creating partnerships with government and business
Bruce Gehring Click here for more information about this candidate 4094 votes 14.46%
  • Occupation: Retired Corporate CEO
  • MBA Degree, Xavier University
  • YALE - Certificate in Advanced Management Studies
  • UCLA - Certificate in Advanced Management Studies
  • George Washington University - Master in Project Management
  • Former Vice-President of Children's Hospital
  • Veteran - United States Air Force
  • The Northwest Local School Board is out-of-touch with the community
  • It's time for a new direction for the Northwest Local School District
  • The Northwest Local School District needs fiscal oversight.
Elaine Gauck 3122 votes 11.03%
Dexter Harold Carpenter 2047 votes 7.23%

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