Sharon Kennedy

The Ohio Statehouse in downtown Columbus on March 26, 2020.
Ryan Hitchcock / WOSU

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.

Ohio Supreme Court chambers in Columbus, Ohio.
Dan Konik / Statehouse News Bureau

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.
Dan Konik / Ohio Public Radio

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.

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy
Ohio Supreme Court

The state’s leading abortion rights group is asking an Ohio Supreme Court justice to remove herself from two cases involving abortion providers.

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy spoke last week at a fundraiser for Greater Toledo Right to Life. The state high court will hear cases later this year involving a Toledo abortion clinic’s fight with the state over transfer agreements and abortion restrictions in the 2013 state budget.