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Ohio State Government March 7, 2000 Election
Judge; Supreme Court; 6 Year Term Starting 1/1/01

6 Year Term. Salary $110,550

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.

Results as of Mar 22 9:16pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Timothy S. Black 405,184 votes 54.6%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: : Judge, Hamilton County Municipal Court.
  • EDUCATION: Harvard University, B.A., cum laude, 1975. Chase College of Law, J.D., 1983.
  • EXPERIENCE: Six years experience as judge in Ohio's highest volume criminal court; eleven prior years experience as trial lawyer,
  • the top rated judge on 1999 Hamilton County ballot per Cincinnati Bar Association lawyers poll.
  • Residence: Cincinnati
  • Party: Democratic
James A. Brogan 337,572 votes 45.4%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals.
  • EDUCATION: B.A. (1961) Notre Dame. J.D. (1964) Georgetown
  • TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: U.S. Army 1965-1967 (Vietnam);
  • Private Practice 1967-1981; First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Montgomery County, Ohio 1969-1981;
  • Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals 1981-present; Chief Justice, Ohio Court of Appeals Association (1996); Colonel, U.S. Army (Ret.) JAGC.
  • RESIDENCE: Dayton
  • Party: Democratic
Deborah Cook
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court.
  • EDUCATION: Undergraduate degree in English from the University of Akron. Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Akron Law School.
  • TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Twelve years experience as an attorney. Nine years experience as an appellate judge, five of those years on the Supreme Court
  • RESIDENCE: Akron.
  • PARTY: Republican

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