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Ohio State Government November 7, 2006 Election
Judge; Ohio State Supreme Court; 6 Year Term Starting 1/2/07 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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Robert R. Cupp Click here for more information about this candidate 1,600,832 votes 53.7%

  • Occupation: Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals-Third Appellate District
  • EDUCATION: Ohio Northern University, B.A. (1973); Juris Doctor (1976)
  • Private law practice 25 years
  • Lima city prosecutor and assistant law director, state senator and senate president pro tempore
  • Allen County commissioner
  • Rhodes State College adjunct faculty, and Ohio Northern University visiting professor
Ben Espy Click here for more information about this candidate 1,381,169 votes 46.3%
  • 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

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