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Hamilton County, OH November 2, 2004 Election
Commissioner; County of Hamilton; 4 Year Term Starting 1/2/05 Voter Information

4 Year Term. Salary: $78,966

To exercise financial control of County expenditures; to authorize public works; to purchase land and buildings; to let contracts; to plan and administer welfare. The Board of County Commissioners also appoints other officials to operate various departments within the county.

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Todd Brian Portune Click here for more information about this candidate 231,305 votes 57.48%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: County Commissioner, Attorney
  • President of the Hamilton County Family and Children First
  • Chair, Homeland Security Commission
  • Chair, Solid Waste Management District
  • Member, Terrorism Preparedness Advisory Team
  • Trustee, OKI Regional Council of Governments
  • Member, County Transportation Improvement District
  • Enhancing Public Safety by preparing against natural disasters and terrorist events and supporting crime prevention, fire reduction and EMS
  • Creating Jobs and Business Opportunities through tax incentives, brownfield & business district revitalization and targeted new job creation.
  • Creating a Healthy Environment in Hamilton County through sewer improvements, clean air and water enforcement and reducing infant mortality
David E. Grossmann Click here for more information about this candidate 171,084 votes 42.52%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Former Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge
  • Attorney At Law
  • Former President - National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges
  • Veteran - U.S. Air Force JAG Corps
  • Founding Member - Pregnancy Care Center & Citizens for Community Values
  • Businessman - CEO, Greg G. Wright & Sons (Mfg.)
  • Member - Grace Evangelical Free Church
  • Reduce taxes and spending to promote job growth and retention
  • Fight crime - Promote law and order
  • Defend marriage and the family

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The League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 7 questions on Qualifications, Top Priority, Pressing Issues, Public Transportation, Government cooperation, Clean Air, and Neighborhoods.


Sunday, October 31, 2004 7:00p AIR TIME Hamilton Cty Commissioners Debate Channel 48 - CET-TV

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