Chief Justice Sharon Kennedy

Supreme Court of Ohio
65 S. Front St., 8th Fl.
Columbus, OH  43215

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Biographical Information

Education: Law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law
Employment/Military Record: Former sole practitioner, special counsel to Ohio Attorney General, part-time butler County Magistrate and police officer

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Other Offices: Butler County Court of Common Pleas, Domestic Relations Division beginning in 1999. From 2005 until December of 2012, Justice Kennedy served as the administrative judge of that division.

Elections and Political Participation

Supreme Court Chief Justice 2022
General Vote: 2,261,072 of 4,015,083 (56%)
Primary Vote: NA
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio (primary); National Federation of Independent Business - Ohio PAC (primary); Ohio Chamber of Commerce PAC (primary); Ohio Farm Bureau (primary); Ohio Patrolmen's Benevolent Association (primary); Ohio Real Estate Investors Association (primary); Ohio State Medical Association PAC (primary); Ohio Value Voters (primary)

Supreme Court Justice 2020
General Vote: 2,667,548 of 4,844,551 (55%)
Primary Vote: 610,466 of 610,466 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Supreme Court Justice, term beginning Jan. 1 2014
General Vote: 1,803,731 of 2,484,956 (72%)
Primary Vote: 461,987 of 461,987 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Supreme Court Justice 3rd District 2012
General Vote: 2,275,195 of 3,972,633 (57%)

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