3 file petitions to replace retiring Montgomery County juvenile judge


At one point, seven people had signaled intentions to replace retiring Judge Nick Kuntz on the Montgomery County Juvenile Court bench. But only three potential candidates turned in nominating petitions with the Board of Elections.

MORE: County Commission hopefuls again include former Dayton mayor 

Helen Wallace, a Democrat from Centerville, and two Republicans, C. Ralph Wilcoxson II, of Dayton who sought the position before, and state Rep. Jeff Rezabek of Clayton, met the Wednesday deadline.

MORE: Montgomery County: 3 file for court clerk seat 

If the Board of Elections certifies both the Republicans’ petitions, Rezabek and Wilcoxson will head to a May 8 primary to determine who will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. 


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