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State of Ohio November 7, 2000 Election
United States Representative; District 6 Voter Information

2 Year Term. Salary $133,673

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.

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Ted Strickland 134,913 votes 57.6%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Congressman
  • Congressman Ted Strickland was born on August 4, 1941 in Lucasville, Ohio. The son of a steelworker, and one of nine children.
  • Education: Northwest High School in Lucasville, Ted attended Asbury College ( History), Asbury Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity)
  • University of Kentucky (Ph. D. in Psychology).
  • Ted is married to Frances Smith Strickland, an educational psychologist. Professionally, Ted has served as a minister, a psychologist, and a college
  • professor.
  • Ted serves on the House Commerce Committee, where he helped author the Children's Health Insurance Program and the Patients' Bill of Rights.
Mike Azinger 94,600 votes 40.4%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Selling life,home, auto withAzinger-Fittro Insurance Agency
  • Education: He graduated from Hyles-Anderson Bible College and then seminary.
  • Mike Azinger was born and raised in the mid-Ohio Valley
  • He ran for Congress in 1998 against former Congressman Frank Cremeans, Lt. Gov. Nancy Hollister, and two other candidates.
  • As a newcomer to politics in 1998, Mike surprised the political pundits by garnering an impressive 21% of the vote in a 5-person race.
  • In March 2000, Mike Azinger won the Republican Primary against Athens City Auditor Jimmy Stewart.
  • Mike married his high school sweetheart, Jackie Derasmo. Jackie is a flight attendant with American Airlines. The Azingers live in Marietta.
Kenneth MacCutcheon 4,539 votes 1.9%
  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Wholesale Electrical Supply Distribution
  • Education: Attended University of Cincinnati
  • I am not an insider.
  • I am not beholden to any special interest group or PAC.
  • I truly understand the constitutional limitations placed on the federal government and will vote accordingly.
  • Drastically cut federal spending, eliminate all foreign aid, subsidies, unconstitutional spending programs
  • Drastically sut taxes, eliminate the income tax and replace it with nothing
  • Uphold personal liberties of citizens, get us out of the United Nations

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