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Ohio State Government November 7, 2006 Election
Auditor of State; State of Ohio Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Responsibilities: To maintain accurate records of all money paid out of or received by the State Treasury; to issue warrants authorizing the Treasurer to pay claims. The Auditor is the Chief Accounting Officer of the State.

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Mary Taylor Click here for more information about this candidate 1,940,611 votes 50.6%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: : Certified Public Accountant; State Representative
  • EDUCATION: University of Akron, Masters of Taxation, BS-Accounting
  • State Representative 43rd Ohio House District
  • I am a Certified Public Accountant with over 16 years of private sector experience
  • If elected in November, I would be first CPA ever elected to the State Auditor's office.
Barbara Sykes Click here for more information about this candidate 1,891,785 votes 49.4%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Full-time Legislator
  • B.A. in Social Work, University of Akron
  • Masters of Public Administration, University of Akron
  • Akron City Council, 1983-1989
  • Summit County Auditor's Office, 1989-2000
  • Ohio House of Representatives, 2000-present
  • Act as pro-active Auditor who identifies potential problems early
  • Ensure transparency by making all audits available to the public
  • Root out fraud, waste and abuse in State Government

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