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Hamilton County, OH November 7, 2000 Election
Judge; Court of Common Pleas; 6 Year Term Starting 4/1/01 Voter Information

6 Year Term. Salary $83,014

To preside at trials of both civil and criminal cases; to supervise the jury commission, grand jury and other departments of the court

Results as of Dec 5 7:09pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (1025/1025)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Richard A. Niehaus 210,624 votes 68.21%

  • Occupation: Common Pleas Judge
  • Education: A.B. Georgetown, J.D. Chase, Masters U.N.- Reno
  • Attorney 29 years
  • Former Assistant City Solicitor
  • Former Ohio Assistant Attorney General
  • Former Municipal Court Judge Hamilton County
  • Common Pleas Court Judge past 21 years, 1979 to present
Dennis S. Helmick 98,184 votes 31.79%
  • Occupation: Judge, Municipal Court
  • B.S. Xavier University 1969; J.D. University of Cincinnati 1972
  • My qualifications for the office of Hamilton County Common PleasCourt Judge include:
  • ten and a half years as a prosecutor,
  • seven years as a defense counsel,
  • sevens years as an assistant attorney general,
  • and ten years as a Hamilton County Municipal Court Judge.
  • My foremost priority is the fair, orderly and efficient administration of justice.
  • I will also encourage early alternative dispute resolution, mediation, and settlement.
  • Finally, professionalism and civility will also be priorities in my courtroom.

Basic candidate data supplied by the County elections official. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
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The League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 3 questions on Public financing, Merit selection, and Racial Fairness.

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