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Jennifer Brunner

Current Position: Ohio Supreme Court Justice

Running against Justice Sharon Kennedy for Chief Justice

Bail Reform

Opinion: Bail reform legislation has widespread bipartisan support

Agreed with the Court’s decision in DuBose v. McGuffey


Criminal Justice Reform

Supports the development and implementation of the Criminal Sentencing Database, a project supported by Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor that is designed to assess and ensure fair and impartial treatment for all

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Supports a woman's right to choose: "I support a woman's right to choose and to make her own health care decisions. I support each individual's right to make informed, independent decisions about sex, health, and family planning. It is critical to promote policies that help prevent unintended pregnancies and make abortion less necessary, but the right to safe, legal abortion must be protected. When it has been banned, abortions do not stop, they occur under unsafe conditions that jeopardize the lives and health of women and teens."

LGBTQ+ Issues

Served as the first ally Board Chair of The Legacy Fund of the Columbus Foundation, an endowment fund created by and for the central Ohio LGBTQ+ community, and is a staunch and vocal supporter of the LGBTQ+ community.

Received an A+ on Equality Ohio's Scorecard

Clean Campaign

Signed the Ohio State Bar Association’s Judicial Election Campaign Advertising Monitoring Committee's "clean campaign agreement", agreeing to conduct her campaign in accordance with the pledge

2020 Election

When asked if the 2020 election results were legitimate, said: "The nation's 2020 presidential vote was certified according to the rule of law by Congress, and no governmental body or court has found the 2020 presidential election to be invalid. I respect the rule of law as a justice of the Ohio Supreme Court."

Endorsements include: Ohio AFL-CIO, Ohio Democratic Party Executive Committee, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio, Pro-Choice Ohio, The Matriots PAC, #VOTEPROCHOICE, The Plain Dealer/

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