COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio Supreme Court veterans and one newcomer who is also the court's lone Democrat are up for election in November.
Justice Terrence O'Donnell of Cleveland, a Republican who joined the court in 2003, faces suburban Cleveland Democrat and state Sen. Mike Skindell.
Justice Robert Cupp of Lima, a Republican first elected to the court in 2006, faces Democrat William O'Neill of Cleveland, a retired appeals court judge who now works as a registered nurse.
Justice Yvette Magee Brown of Columbus, a Democrat appointed in 2010 to fill a vacancy left when Maureen O'Connor became chief justice, faces Republican Sharon Kennedy, a Butler County domestic relations judge.
The winner of the Brown-Kennedy race would need to run again in two years for a full six-year term.