Kevin W. Cronin

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Kevin W. Cronin
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Current Court Information:
48th Circuit Court, Michigan
Title:   Judge
Active:   2009-2015
Personal History
Hometown:   Hopkins, MI
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  48th Circuit Court
Position:  Unopposed
State:  Michigan
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  ApprovedA

Kevin W. Cronin is a judge for the 48th Circuit Court in Allegan County, Michigan. He was elected to this position on November 4, 2008, (effective the following January 1st) for a 6 year term that ends on January 1, 2015.[1][2]

He was re-elected to the 48th Circuit Court in 2014.[3]



See also: Michigan judicial elections, 2014
Cronin ran for re-election to the 48th Circuit Court.
General: He was unopposed in the general election on November 4, 2014.[3]


In Judge Cronin's election, a recount was ordered due to the very narrow margin reflected in the first count results. However, over half of the ballot boxes were improperly sealed and could not be recounted. The result of the election ended with Baillargeon gaining 13 votes and Cronin adding 12. Cronin won with 50.02% of the vote, defeating Baillargeon who received only 49.43% of the vote.[4]

Notable cases

Saugatuck clerks case

Judge Cronin presided over a case involving two clerks, Wright and Babinski, who were accused of breaking the original ballot box seals in a vote deciding whether to raise taxes in order to pay legal fees in an ongoing case. Cronin sided in favor of the clerks and the township.[5]

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