J. Scott O’Keefe is a lucky man. He got a seat on Municipal Court without running for election. Now, he is about to get a seat on Common Pleas Court, even though he withdrew as a candidate in the primary. How could this happen? It helps to have friends on Democratic City Committee. A full explanation follows.
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