Update: Wednesday, November 4 2015:
The State Senate election has been swept by the Democratic party. Candidates Kevin Dougherty, Christine Donohue, and David Wecht have won the three empty seats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The Democrats had the majority of the votes across the board, with all three candidates receiving over 25 percent of the vote respectively. With the three newly elected members, the Democrats will now have control over the Supreme Court by a 5 to 2 ratio.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015:
Three of the seven seats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court are up for grabs.
The ballot consists of one Independent candidate, along with three candidates for both the Democratic and Republican parties.
Democratic candidates include:
- David Wecht: a judge on the Pennsylvania Superior Court
- Kevin Dougherty: an administrative judge for the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas
- Christine Donohue: a judge on the Pennsylvania Superior Courts
- Judith Olson: a judge on the Pennsylvania Superior Court
- Michael George: a judge for the Adams County Court of Common Pleas
- Anne Covey: a judge on the Pennsylvania Common Wealth Court
- Paul Panepito: a judge on the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas