MAY 21, 2019 PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS 

For Judge of the Superior Court election results from the May 21st Primary click here. All county election results can be found on the county pages.

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One statewide office will appear on ballots across Pennsylvania in 2019: Registered Republicans and Democrats can vote in primary elections for Judge of the Superior Court. 

Here’s a list of candidates for the Superior Court compiled by Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts. Here are the candidate ratings from the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Here’s complete information on the candidates. Type in your address to see your choices. After you make your selections, print out the list and bring it with you to the polls on May 21!

Established in 1895, the Superior Court is one of two statewide intermediate appellate courts, meaning cases heard in lower courts (e.g. Court of Common Pleas) can be heard again in the Superior Court on appeal. It is responsible for:

  • Appeals in criminal and most civil cases from the Courts of Common Pleas; and

  • Appeals on matters involving children and families.

Candidates must be Pennsylvania residents for at least one year and members of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Bar at the time of filing nomination petitions for the office. Terms are 10 years and the mandatory retirement age is 75.

Learn more about the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania.

Registered Democrats and Republicans can vote for Superior Court candidates in their party's primary on May 21.

Unaffiliated and third party voters can vote on the ballot questions.

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