Jim Petro vs. Justice Maureen O’Connor for Chief Justice?
If reports are accurate, it appears former Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro is running for Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court.
In recent years, despite the toxic political atmosphere, the Republicans have still found great success at the Supreme Court.
This could set Petro up for a potentially harsh primary battle against Justice Maureen O’Connor, a conservative who received more votes than anyone in 2008 with 2,970,588 (compared to Obama’s meager 2,708,685).
Petro was unavailable for comment, as he was busy making boat-loads of cash working for Stan Chesley, a major Democrat fundraiser and Cincinnati’s “Tiger Woods of torts.”