Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy seeks re-election


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy says she will seek re-election next year.

In a statement shared by the Ohio Republican Party, the 57-year-old Kennedy noted she has worked in the
justice system for over three decades, including as a police officer, a lawyer and a magistrate in
southwest Ohio’s Butler County. She was elected to the state’s high court in 2012 to fill an unexpired
term, and then won a six-year term in 2014.
Republicans currently hold five of the court’s seven seats. Two Democrats hoping to swing that balance
already announced bids for 2020.
Cleveland-area Judge John O’Donnell and former Ohio secretary of state Jennifer Brunner are making
respective challenges to Kennedy and another Republican justice, Judith French.
Supreme Court races are nonpartisan.

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