The Ohio Supreme Court Judicial Candidates Forum is presented by The Ohio Debate Commission, a coalition of news organizations, universities and civic groups that encourage respectful civic dialogue. The moderators are Curtis Jackson, anchor at Spectrum News, and Karen Kasler, Ohio Public Radio and TV Statehouse News Bureau Chief. The forum is virtual, with candidates joining via the web. Four candidates are in races for two seats on the Supreme Court of Ohio.
Incumbent Justice of The Supreme Court of Ohio Sharon Kennedy is challenged by Judge John P. O'Donnell of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas. And incumbent Justice Judi French of The Supreme Court of Ohio faces challenger Judge Jennifer Brunner of the Ohio Tenth District Court of Appeals.