The Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commission for the Fifth Judicial District has issued ratings of candidates running for judicial offices within the Fifth Judicial District, which includes Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, Onondaga and Oswego counties.
• New York State Supreme Court Justice: John V. Centra and Anthony J. Paris, highly qualified.
• Oneida County Court Judge: Barry M. Donalty, highly qualified.
• Rome City Court Judge: John C. Gannon, highly qualified.
• Syracuse City Court Judge: Mary Anne Doherty and Romana A. Lavalas, qualified.
For more information, visit the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department’s website at http://nycourts.gov/ad4/ and follow the links to the Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commissions.