Primary 2008

For the Ohio primary election, you may vote a Republican, a Democrat, or a non-partisan ballot. You must choose which party's elections you want to vote in - you can not vote in both. We have grouped the tables in the voter guide by party to assist you.


Republican ballot:

In the March 4, 2008, Buckeye Firearms Association ENDORSES the following candidates:

District Office Name Party
CD02 U.S. Representative Jean Schmidt Republican WIN!
CD05 U.S. Representative Bob Latta Republican WIN!
CD10 U.S. Representative Jim Trakas Republican WIN!
CD12 U.S. Representative Pat Tiberi Republican WIN!
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SD02 State Senate Mark Wagoner Republican WIN!
SD08 State Senate Bill Seitz Republican WIN!
SD10 State Senate Chris Widener Republican WIN!
SD24 State Senate Tom Patton Republican WIN!
SD26 State Senate Steve Reinhard Republican
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HD02 State Representative Kris Jordan Republican WIN!
HD30 State Representative Bob Mecklenborg Republican WIN!
HD35 State Representative Ron Maag Republican WIN!
HD38 State Representative Terry Blair Republican WIN!
HD50 State Representative Todd Snitchler Republican WIN!
HD70 State Representative Jarrod Martin Republican WIN!
HD81 State Representative Jeff Wagner Republican WIN!
HD82 State Representative Jeffrey McClain Republican WIN!
HD84 State Representative Craig Saunders Republican
HD90 State Representative Thomas Whiston Republican
HD92 State Representative Jill Thompson Republican WIN!
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Fairfield Co. Sheriff Dave Phalen Republican WIN!
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City of Bever Council Luke McKellar Republican


In the following March 4, 2008 primary races, two or more proven Second Amendment supporters face one another in the Republican primary. Since either candidate would be a pro-gun vote, we recommended voters base their decision on other matters which were also important to them:

District Office Name Party
CD07 U.S. Representative Steve Austria Republican WIN!
CD07 U.S. Representative Daniel Harkins Republican
CD07 U.S. Representative Ron Hood Republican
CD07 U.S. Representative John Mitchel Republican
CD16 U.S. Representative Matt Miller Republican
CD16 U.S. Representative Paul Schiffer Republican
CD16 U.S. Representative Kirk Schuring Republican WIN!
CD18 U.S. Representative Fred Dailey Republican WIN!
CD18 U.S. Representative Jeanette Moll Republican
CD18 U.S. Representative Paul Phillips Republican
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HD03 State Representative Ron Amstutz Republican WIN!
HD03 State Representative Charles Hardman Republican
HD24 State Representative Brian Kitchen Republican
HD24 State Representative Tim Rankin Republican WIN!
HD34 State Representative Russel Jackson, Jr. Republican
HD34 State Representative Peter Stautberg Republican WIN!
HD53 State Representative Tim Derickson Republican WIN!
HD53 State Representative Terri King Republican
HD53 State Representative Paul Nenni Republican
HD83 State Representative David Burke Republican WIN!
HD83 State Representative Jack Reser Republican
HD83 State Representative Carson Wasserbeck Republican
HD91 State Representative William Hayes Republican WIN!
HD91 State Representative Chuck Wellman Republican
HD94 State Representative Troy Balderson Republican WIN!
HD94 State Representative J. Patrick Johnston Republican


The following candidate for the Ohio State Representative has exhibited some level of support for the Second Amendment, hunting, and self-defense, and is considered by Buckeye Firearms Association to be the better choice in this district:

District Office Name Party
79 State Representative Joe LeMaster Republican



Democrat ballot:

In the March 4, 2008 primary elections, Buckeye Firearms Association ENDORSES the following candidates:

District Office Name Party
CD07 U.S. Representative David Woolever Democrat
CD12 U.S. Representative Aaron Dagres Democrat
CD16 U.S. Representative John Boccieri Democrat WIN!
CD18 U.S. Representative Zack Space Democrat WIN!
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HD45 State Representative John Otterman Democrat WIN!
HD50 State Representative Mike Stevens Democrat
HD54 State Representative Arnold Engel Democrat
HD65 State Representative Sandra Harwood Democrat WIN!
HD95 State Representative John Domenick Democrat WIN!


The following candidate for the U.S. Congress has exhibited some level of support for the Second Amendment, hunting, and self-defense, and is considered by Buckeye Firearms Association to be the better choice in this district:

District Office Name Party
10 U.S. Representative Barbara Ann Ferris Democrat


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