10/20/16 – 7:00 A.M.
A Putnam County judge is making a run for a seat on Ohio’s Third District Court of Appeals despite losing a loved one. The Putnam County Sentinel reports that Common Pleas Judge Randall Basinger filed his intent to run for the office earlier this year. Shortly after, his wife was diagnosed with an untreatable cancer and passed away on March 14. After lengthy discussions with family and friends, he decided to leave his name on the ballot.
Basinger has over 40 years in his career in the law. He has served as the common pleas judge since 1988 after he served as the Putnam County prosecutor.Read More →