Those who had filed petitions to be on the November ballot are Melynda Cook Howard, Beth Yauch Joseph, Terri King, Jeff Milbauer and James Sherron.
The Butler County GOP will send its recommendation to Kasich for consideration of appointing a temporary judge.
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Those seeking the recommendation should send the following:
- Background information form
- Judicial candidate questionnaire (16 pages)
- $250 application fee
Packets will be available to be picked up at the Butler County Republican Party headquarters at 3431 Princeton Road, suite 100 at Bridgewater Falls in Fairfield Twp. The office is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Qualified candidates must appear before the screening committee, but a date for the screening committee and recommendation meetings have not yet been set.
Butler County GOP Executive Chairman Todd Hall told the Journal-News after a screening committee hearing, an endorsement meeting will be “from the relevant regions of our party.”
Middletown Municipal Court’s jurisdiction includes the city limits as well as Madison and Lemon townships.
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