Buzz Deters and his family continue to give each other boxes of leftover campaign pencils as joke gifts for Christmas each year. Buzz’s brother Joe is running unopposed in the 2008 election for Hamilton County prosecutor.
Jason Drapeaux currently works as a probation officer for domestic violence offenders at Cangleska, an independent advocacy organization on the Pine Ridge Reservation chartered by the Oglala Sioux tribe.
Franny Fisher is a senior in college in Oakland, Calif. Her family continues to make pizzas on Tuesday nights in Stockholm, Wis.
Jim Fuchs is currently continuing to build his 44th Ward GOP organization, focusing on preparation for the November election. He’s also looking forward to attending the Republican National Convention in St. Paul later this summer as a delegate for Senator John McCain.
In 2006, Brenda Holt became the first African-American woman to serve as Chair of the Gadsden County Commission. She will be up for re- election in 2010. In anticipation of the ’08 election, Brenda has already started reaching out to local churches where she talks about voting rights with the people of Quincy. “Nothing is a given,” she said.
Shanta Martin works for Oxfam Australia as an advocate for human rights in international development.
Rashida Tlaib ran for state representative for the 12th District of Michigan in southwest Detroit, and won!
After a successful first term as sheriff of Gadsden County, Morris Young is running unopposed for sheriff in the 2008 election.
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