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Hamilton County, OH November 2, 2010 Election
Judge; Court of Common Pleas; Unexpired 6 Year Term Ending 3/31/13 Voter Information

Unexpired 6 Year Term Ending 3/31/13.

To preside at trials of both civil and criminal cases; to supervise the jury commission, grand jury and other departments of the court

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Nadine L. Allen Click here for more information about this candidate 121,832 votes 52.26%

  • Occupation: Judge, Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas
  • 24+ years judicial experience--presided over 160,000 criminal & civil cases.
  • Created diversion programs to free up jail space for violent offenders.
  • Special Instructor for the Ohio Supreme Court Judicial College.
  • Past Trustee of the Cincinnati Bar Association.
  • Advocate for victims of domestic violence, child abuse, and human trafficking.
  • YWCA, "Career Woman of Achievement."
  • Promote the public safety and trust by upholding our laws.
  • Solve jail overcrowding issues.
  • Protect victims of crime.
Megan E. Shanahan Click here for more information about this candidate 111,285 votes 47.74%
  • Occupation: Hamilton County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
  • Successfully prosecuted Delhi man who dismembered his wife.
  • Pioneered closed circuit testimony for child victims.
  • Supervising attorney in the Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office
  • Recipient of the Peggy Caldwell Award
  • Fairness
  • Judicial modesty
  • Respect for precedent

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