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It Is Judicial Election Season…And Judges Matter

  “Pennsylvania is the only state in the country to hold judicial elections solely in odd-numbered years. This year, 2015, three of the seven seats on the state supreme court are up for election. Additionally, there is one vacancy on both the Pennsylvania Superior Court and the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court, the state’s two intermediate appellate […]

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Online Voter Registration

Making Democracy Work in the 21st Century By Susan Carty, Board President, League of Women Voters Pennsylvania Remember the last time you registered to vote? It probably involved a trip to the post office to get a form, completing that form, mailing the form in and then receiving confirmation from the Secretary of State’s office […]

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President’s Message May/June 2015

PRIMARY 2015: IT’S JUDICIAL CANDIDATE DECISION TIME How does the average voter have any knowledge of the qualifications of candidates for State Supreme Court?  Pennsylvania voters have the historical opportunity to choose 3 new judges to the highest and oldest court in the Commonwealth.  A situation that has not occurred for about 300+ years!  The […]

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