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Ohio State Government May 2, 2006 Election
Judge; Ohio State Supreme Court; 6 Year Term Starting 1/2/07; Democratic Party 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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Ben Espy Click here for more information about this candidate 344,250 votes

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • EDUCATION: The Ohio State University BA 1961-65, Howard University School of Law JD (1965-1968)
  • Columbus City Council 1982-1992
  • Ohio Senate 1992-2002
  • Ohio Attorney General's Office Chief, Division of Criminal Activities
  • Ohio Attorney General's Office Deputy Chief, Civil Rights Division
  • Practicing Attorney for 38 years
Peter M. Sikora Click here for more information about this candidate 326,997 votes
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Judge, Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court
  • EDUCATION: Graduate: Cuyahoga Community College, Baldwin Wallace College, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • Judge for 17 years
  • Deputy Director and General Counsel, Ohio Department of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
  • Deputy Legal Counsel to Governor Richard Celeste
  • Law Clerk, Ohio Court of Appeals

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