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Ohio State Government November 7, 2006 Election
Governor/Lt Governor; State of Ohio Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Responsibilities: To see that all state laws are faithfully executed; to communicate the condition of the state to the legislature at each session and recommend measures to it; to issue all grants and commissions. The Supreme Executive power is vested in the Office of Governor.

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Ted Strickland/Lee Fisher Click here for more information about this candidate 2,435,384 votes 60.5%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: : Minister, Psychologist, Professor
  • Neigborhood: Lisbon, Ohio
  • EDUCATION: B.A. in History, Masters of Divinity, PhD in Counseling Psychology
  • Director of a Methodist children's home, assistant professor of psychology at Shawnee State University
  • consulting psychologist at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility.
  • Represented Ohio's 6th Congressional District for 6 terms.
J. Kenneth Blackwell/Thomas Raga Click here for more information about this candidate 1,474,285 votes 36.6%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Ohio Secretary of State 1998-2006
  • EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science and Master's of Education from Xavier University, Cincinnati.
  • TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Treasurer of Ohio, Mayor, City Councilman
William S. "Bill" Peirce/Mark M. Noble Click here for more information about this candidate 71,468 votes 1.8%
  • Party: Independent
  • Occupation: Prof. Emeritus of Economics
  • A.B. Harvard
  • Ph.D. Princeton in Economics
  • EEconomics faculty, Case Western Reserve
  • Economics Department Chairman
  • Specialist in government finance and policy
  • Author of books and articles
  • Cut taxes and spending
  • End eminent domain abuse
  • School choice for every family
Robert Fitrakis/Anita Rios 40,965 votes 1.0%
  • Party: Independent
James Lundeen/Kevin Becker (Write-In) 579 votes 0.0%
Larry Bays/Debra K. Fries (Write-In) 73 votes 0.0%
  • Party: Independent

Basic candidate data supplied by the Secretary of State. All candidates have been invited to supply additional information to Smart Voter. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
  Candidates Answer Questions

The League of Women Voters of Ohio has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 2 questions on Economy and School Funding.

Official Information

Identification Requirements to Vote in Ohio

Absentee Voting. Any qualified Ohio voter may request an absentee ballot without stating a reason.
Campaign Finance Data

Campaign Finance: Ohio Secretary of State On-line Search

Ohio Citizen Action: Follow the Money

Cincinnati Gubernatorial debate, Cincinnati, Wednesday, October 4 at 7 p.m. at the University of Cincinnati. Watch for Details

Gubernatorial debate, Youngstown, Tuesday, September 5 at 12 p.m.

Gubernatorial debate, Cleveland, Wednesday, September 20 at 12 p.m. CET Channel 48 12:00 p.m. - GUBERNATORIAL DEBATE (1 hour) Live from the studios of WEWS-TV in Cleveland, the Scripts Howard owned ABC affiliate in Cleveland. CET 48, Time Warner Cable Digital Channel 949, Insight Digital Channel 763 8:00 p.m. - GUBERNATORIAL DEBATE (1 hour)

Gubernatorial Candidates Square Off On Education. Watch the debate

Gubernatorial debate, Columbus, Monday, October 16 at 7 p.m.
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