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Hamilton County, OH November 7, 2006 Election
Judge; Ohio State Court of Appeals; District 1; 6 Year Term Starting 2/10/07 Voter Information

6 Year Term. Salary: $99,950

Responsibilities: The Court of Appeals is essentially a Court of Review. It hears appeals from the Common Pleas, County, and Municipal Courts. Decisions are final except in cases involving Constitutional questions, cases of felony, cases in which it has original jurisdiction, and cases of public or great general interest.

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Patrick Dinkelacker Click here for more information about this candidate 153,644 votes 63.7%

  • Occupation: :Judge - Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas
  • Community/neighborhood of Residence: Green Township
  • Education: Xavier University-B.A./University of Dayton-J.D.
  • I am experienced. I am qualified.
  • I was an Assistant Hamilton County Prosecutor for eleven years.
  • I was a Domestic Relations Judge for four years. I have been a Common Pleas Court Judge for over ten years.
  • I have served our community as an active participant in the justice system.
  • Full and fair administration of justice.
  • Follow the law
  • Provide a trial court judge perspective to the Court of Appeals
James T. "Jim" O'Reilly Click here for more information about this candidate 87,535 votes 36.3%
  • Occupation: Attorney & Law Professor
  • UC Law Professor, 25 Years
  • Retired Assoc. General Counsel P&G
  • Council member, Wyoming City Council
  • Legal Aid, Board of Trustees
  • OKI Regional Council of Govts., Trustee
  • JD Univ. Virginia, BA cum laude Boston Col.
  • Independent, fair-minded and honest Judge
  • Not affected by political appointments
  • Expertise and desire for excellence in judging cases on merits

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The League of Women Voters of Ohio has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 5 questions on Qualification, Priorities, Referral of civil cases, Influence of campaign contribution, and Influence of campaign contributions.

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