TO: Hon. Judge Bill Spicer
Summit County Court of Common Pleas
You have requested an advisory opinion on the following issue:
Can a retiring candidate's campaign account be used to pay for a portrait of the candidate to be placed along with all of the other prior office holders' portraits by using a portion of the remaining funds in the candidate's campaign committee account at the conclusion of the candidate's term of office?
SYLLABUS : The remaining funds in a candidate's campaign account may be used to pay for a portrait of the candidate at his retirement to be place along with other portraits of prior holders of the office.