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Ohio State Government November 2, 2004 Election
Judge; Supreme Court; 6 Year Term Starting 1/1/05 Voter Information

6 Year Term. Salary: $128,400

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

Candidates (Vote for 1)

Judith Ann Lanzinger Click here for more information about this candidate 2,508,935 votes 57.09%

  • Occupation: Appellate Judge, Ohio 6th District Court of Appeals
  • 19 years at 3 levels of Ohio courts: municipal, common pleas and appellate
  • Master of Judicial Studies Degree (2nd woman in nation )
  • Faculty member at National Judicial College and Ohio Judicial College
  • University of Toledo College of Law professor 16 years
  • Over 170 published court opinions
  • "Highly Recommended" by Ohio State Bar Association
  • As a member of a separate branch of government, the judiciary, I would interpret the law, not make it.
  • In deciding cases, I will remember that over 700 judges in the state are bound by Supreme Court decisions.
  • I would consider each case fairly and impartially, no matter who the litigants are.
Nancy A. Fuerst Click here for more information about this candidate 1,885,930 votes 42.91%
  • Occupation: Judge, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court
  • EDUCATION: B.A. Economics, Cleveland State University, J.D. Cleveland Marshall College of Law
  • Law clerk, US District Court
  • Clerk Extern 8th District Court of Appeal
  • practicing attorney, general practice, businesswoman, wife, mother, grandmother
  • Attended Ursuline College
  • Admitted to Bar: 1988

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