This evening, the Ohio Democratic Party State Central and Executive Committees will convene to appoint a candidate to be the Democratic nominee in the Supreme Court race against Justice Terrence O'Donnell.
A spokesman for the party said State Senator Michael Skindell, a Democrat from Lakewood has formally requested the party's nomination to run against O'Donnell this fall.
Skindell has been a senator since 2011. He also served four, two-year terms in the Ohio House of Representatives. He has a law degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
Senator Skindell is a plaintiff with ProgressOhio in the lawsuit that challenging the constitutionality of JobsOhio.