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Ohio Supreme Court Gavel statue
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The Ohio Supreme Court now has three Democratic justices for the first time since 1994, with the first statewide swearing-in to start the new year.

David Niven, a professor of political science at the University of Cincinnati holds a map demonstrating a gerrymandered Ohio district, Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Cincinnati.
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Another election is in the books, and while counties around Ohio are still finishing off their official canvass, the results really aren’t in doubt: It was a great cycle for Republicans. 

The Ohio Statehouse in downtown Columbus on March 26, 2020.
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Election Night 2020 was a bad night for Democrats and brought wins for Republicans on Ohio’s Capitol Square. However, the parties split two Ohio Supreme Court races.

GOP political consultant Karl Rove speaks at the LBJ Presidential Library and the Texas Book Festival on December 1, 2015.
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Influential Republican strategist Karl Rove is soliciting donations for an Ohio Supreme Court justice's reelection bid, signaling the stakes involved in controlling the battleground state’s high court when congressional maps are redrawn next year.

Ohio Supreme Court chambers in Columbus, Ohio.
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss the possibility of Democrats gaining the majority on the Ohio Supreme Court. Shane Stegmiller, Statehouse reporter for Hannah News Service, joins the show.

Ohio Supreme Court chambers.
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Way down at the bottom of the Ohio ballot are two important races – two seats on the Ohio Supreme Court. These are non-partisan races on the ballot, but there are differences between the Republican incumbents and their Democratic challengers.

Jennifer Brunner

Democrat Jennifer Brunner has announced plans to seek a seat next year on the Ohio Supreme Court as her party tries to wrest control of the high court from Republicans.

Outgoing Secretary of State Looks Back

Dec 29, 2010

Ohio's top elections official is preparing to leave office after serving just one term. Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner didn't run for re-election. Instead, she ran for a seat in the U.S. Senate and did not get past the primary election. Now, Brunner is looking back at the past 4 years. Statehosue correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner talks about her recent primary campaign for the U.S. Senate and the challenges and opportunities for women in politics.