All candidates for Lucas County Court of Common Pleas General Division complete Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey

Both of the candidates running in the Nov. 5, 2024, general election for Lucas County Court of Common Pleas General Division — Jaime Agnew (nonpartisan) and Ken Walz (nonpartisan) — completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office.

Here are the candidates’ responses to the question: What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?


“Reducing recidivism by educating staff as well as the community on effective Criminal Justice tools and policies.”


“…Walz champions a nuanced approach that supports mental health interventions as part of a comprehensive legal strategy. This ensures that while individuals receive the care they need, the safety and rights of the community are upheld. …”

Click on the candidates’ profile pages below to read their full responses to this and other questions.

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