Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor spent months studying the history of judicial selection in Ohio, examining past judicial selection efforts and consulting with key stakeholders. The result, is a set of eight ideas for public consideration. Now, it’s time for you to have your say. Please join the conversation and help develop a final plan that will strengthen judicial elections in Ohio.
If you are an organization interested in submitting a formal assessment of the Ohio Courts 2013 proposal and sharing other ideas, please click here.
To leave a comment on one of the points of the plan, please click on the links below.
- Should Ohio Change the Law So Judicial Races Are No Longer Listed at the End of the Ballot?
- Should All Judicial Elections be Held in Odd-Numbered Years?
- Should Ohio Centralize & Expand Its Civic Education Programming and Institute a Judicial Voter Guide?
- Should Ohio Eliminate Party Affiliation on the Ballot in Judicial Primaries?
- Should Ohio Join the Other States that Have a Formal, Non-Partisan System for Recommending Nominees to the Governor to Fill Judicial Vacancies?
- Should Appointments to the Ohio Supreme Court Require the Advice and Consent of the Ohio Senate?
- Should Ohio Increase the Basic Qualifications for Serving as a Judge?
- Should Ohio Increase the Length of Judges’ Terms?
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