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Hamilton County, OH May 2, 2006 Election
County Commissioner; County of Hamilton; Democratic Party Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Responsibilities: 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.

You can vote in this contest only if registered in, or when voting, change affiliation to the Democratic party.

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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David A. Pepper Click here for more information about this candidate 21,682 votes 69.43%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Cincinnati City Council, 2001-2005
  • Chairman, Law and Public Safety Committee, 2003-2005
  • Law Clerk, Judge Nathaniel Jones, US 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1993-1995
  • J.D. Yale Law School, 1999
  • B.A., Yale University, 1993, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude, History and International Studies
  • End the failed leadership at Hamilton County Commission
  • Improve the safety and quality of life of all County jurisdictions
  • End the population loss of the County, while creating better jobs
Stephanie (Summerow) Dumas Click here for more information about this candidate 9,545 votes 30.57%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Former Mayor of the City of Forest Park for 6 years
  • B.S. of Social Work from the Univ. Of Cincinnati 1973 -1977
  • Quality Assurance Director in 2005
  • Client's Advocate 1978 - 2000
  • Trustee for OKI for 6 years 1999-2005
  • Former Presiding Judge for Mayor's Court 1997-2000
  • Most Outstanding Head Start Employee in 2005
  • Bring back renewed confidence in the political process through integrity and honesty
  • Listen and address the needs of all the county residents regarding affordable housing,public safety and unemployment.
  • Fiscal responsibility of funds to ensure that the effect on the quality of life for all citizens are being considered

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The League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 4 questions on Qualification, Prioities, Revitalize housing stock, and Role of County Commissioner.

Official Information

Secretary of State

Hamilton County Board of Elections News and Analysis

Cincinnati Enquirer

Columbus Dispatch Toledo Blade Partisan Information

Ohio Republican Party

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