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KENNETH BLACKWELL (R)

Blackwell, Ohio's secretary of state, was nominated with 56 percent in a two-way primary.

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  • Born: Feb. 28, 1948; Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Family: Married (Rosa); three children.
  • Education: Xavier University, M.Ed., 1971; B.S., 1970.
  • Professional Career: Undersecretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 1989-91; ambassador, U.N. Human Rights Commission, 1991-92; senior fellow, Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1992-94; vice president, Xavier University.
  • Military career: None.
  • Previous elective office: Secretary of state, 1999-2006; state treasurer, 1995-99; Cincinnati mayor, 1979-80; Cincinnati City Council, 1977-89.

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TED STRICKLAND (D)

Strickland, a congressman from the 6th District, was nominated with 79 percent in a two-way primary.

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  • Born: Aug. 4, 1941; Lucasville, Ohio.
  • Family: Married (Frances).
  • Education: University of Kentucky, Ph.D., 1980; Asbury College, M.A., 1967; B.A., 1963.
  • Professional career: Professor, Shawnee State University, 1988-92, 1995-96; psychologist, Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, 1985-92, 1995-96.
  • Military career: None.
  • Previous elective office: U.S. House, 1992-94, 1996-2006.

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