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Ohio State Government November 5, 2002 Election
Judge; Ohio State Supreme Court; 6 Year Term Starting 1/2/03 Voter Information

6 Year Term.

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

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Evelyn L. Stratton 1,570,104 votes 55.3%

  • Occupation: Justice, Supreme Court of Ohio
  • EDUCATION: University of Florida, Associate of Arts, 1973;
  • University of Akron, B.A., 1976;
  • Ohio State University College of Law, J.D., 1978
  • Prior to being elected to the Ohio Supreme Court in 1996, I was a judge on the Franklin County Common Pleas Court from 1989-1996.
Janet R. Burnside 1,270,601 votes 44.7%
  • Occupation: Judge, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, General Div.
  • Education: Ohio State UniversityB.S., cum laude, 1967
  • M.S., 1970 (Ph.D qualified) J.D., cum laude, 1977
  • With 11 years on the Common Pleas bench, 5 years of service as an acting judge in the Cleveland Heights Municipal Court,
  • and 13 years in the general practice of law as a trial lawyer,
  • I have worked with a wide range of civil and criminal legal issues.

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