The Ohio State Bar Association Judicial Election Campaign Advertising Monitoring Committee issued the following letters regarding a complaint it received in the Supreme Court of Ohio races.
View the letters here.
The committee considers matters pertaining to judicial advertising in Supreme Court of Ohio races of which it becomes aware based on the following standard:
"Campaign advertising that impugns the integrity of the judicial system, the integrity of a candidate for the Supreme Court, or erodes public trust and confidence in the independence and impartiality of the judiciary by verbally or visually attempting to lead voters to believe that a candidate will decide issues or cases in a predetermined manner."
For additional information or comments, please contact:
Maxine Thomas, chair
OSBA Judicial Election Campaign Advertising Monitoring Committee