Scioto County Prosecutor Mark E. Kuhn announced that Scioto County Republican Central Committee met on April 10, 2018 to consider the vacancy left on the Scioto County Court of Common Pleas, due to the retirement of Judge William T. Marshall. Kuhn had previously asked the Committee to nominate him as the candidate for the judicial office, this November. Kuhn has served as Scioto County Prosecuting Attorney snce 2005.
Since the vacancy occurred after the filing deadline for the primary election the Committee was tasked with nominating a candidate to run in the general election for the unexpired term.
After hearing from the applicants and discussions the Committee voted to nominate Kuhn as the candidate for the unexpired term.
The election for the unexpired term will be November 6, 2018