September 14, 2017
Citizenship and Legislative Report
Judge the Judges
With mid-term elections coming closer every day, an
enormous amount of Ohio’s media attention is focused on
the Gubernatorial and Senate races --- and rightly so.
But let’s not forget the all-important judicial races.
Thomas Suddes, an editorial board member for the Plain
Dealer, recently published an article focusing on these
The Ohio Court of Appeals has 12 districts, all
12 will have mid-term elections. To search candidates in
your area, check the following:
Median, Summit, Lorain:
Lake, Geauga, Portage, Ashtabula: 11th
Judicial races will also take place for Common Pleas and
A non- partisan website, “Judicial Votes Count”
is a convenient way to help you access the various
Ohio’s Supreme Court has seven judges and two of those
seats are up for election this November.
Democrat William O’Neil stepped down from the High Court
to run in the primary for governor. Governor Kasich
appointed a republican to fill in that vacant seat. This
interestingly has cemented a 7-0 republican majority in
Ohio’s Supreme Court.
The UAW CAP Council should announce our endorsed
candidates by early October.
DO YOUR HOMEWORK
to know which candidates will serve you and your
family the best!
Voter registration must be done by
Election Day is November 6.