The Ohio Supreme Court Justice (Seat 1) is elected every six years and presides over the highest court in the state. Their responsibilities include making the rules for lower courts, admitting attorneys to practice law in the state, disciplining attorneys who violate the law, releasing persons who are unlawfully imprisoned, ordering public officials to perform required acts, ordering lower courts to cease unlawful acts, and hearing appeals to decisions by the Court of Appeals.
Like all judicial offices, the Ohio Supreme Court Justice race is non-partisan. This means that even though a candidate may be endorsed and supported by a political party, the party name will not be stated on the ballot.
Candidates for Ohio Supreme Court Justice (Seat 1) in 2018 include (click picture for more info):