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Ohio State Government November 7, 2000 Election
Judge; Supreme Court; 6 Year Term Starting 1/1/01 Voter Information

6 Year Term. Salary $110,550

To hear all cases involving questions arising under the Ohio Constitution or statutes; to hear appeals decided by Courts of Appeals. The Supreme Court's decisions are final except in cases involving the U.S. Constitution, statutes or treaties.

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Deborah Cook 1,956,964 votes 51.8%

  • Occupation: Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court.
  • EDUCATION: Undergraduate degree in English from the University of Akron. Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Akron Law School.
  • TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Twelve years experience as an attorney. Nine years experience as an appellate judge, five of those years on the Supreme Court
  • RESIDENCE: Akron.
  • PARTY: Republican
Timothy S. Black 1,817,372 votes 48.2%
  • Occupation: : Judge, Hamilton County Municipal Court.
  • EDUCATION: Harvard University, B.A., cum laude, 1975. Chase College of Law, J.D., 1983.
  • EXPERIENCE: Six years experience as judge in Ohio's highest volume criminal court; eleven prior years experience as trial lawyer,
  • the top rated judge on 1999 Hamilton County ballot per Cincinnati Bar Association lawyers poll.
  • Residence: Cincinnati
  • Party: Democratic

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The League of Women Voters of Ohio has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 3 questions on Campaign finance, Appointment of Justices, and Backlogs on lower courts.

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