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What you need to know about Pa.’s 2021 statewide judicial races

BY: - April 27, 2021

Registered Democrats and Republicans across the commonwealth will also have a vote to fill four open seats on all three of the state’s appellate courts.

Democrats, Republicans each appear set to pick up one seat on Pennsylvania’s Superior Court

BY: - November 5, 2019

Megan McCarthy King, a Republican prosecutor from Chester County, and Philadelphia Common Pleas Judge Daniel McCaffery, a Democrat,  won with 26.1 percent and 25.5 percent of the vote, respectively, according to unofficial numbers from the Department of State.

Gun owners don’t need to break local firearm laws to bring a legal challenge, Commonwealth Court rules

BY: - September 13, 2019

A ruling issued by a state appeals court Thursday will allow gun owners to challenge locally passed firearms laws, regardless of whether they have been prosecuted for violating the ordinances.  In a 7-0 decision, Commonwealth Court ruled that the pro-gun group Firearms Owners Against Crime and three of its members may challenge the constitutionality of […]

COMMENTARY

The way Pa. picks its judges is broken. But it’s still better than this GOP alternative | Opinion

BY: - May 29, 2019

To say that the elections are a farce probably understates the severity of the situation.