This is an archive of a past election.
See for current information.
LWV logo League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania Citizens Education Fund
Smart Voter logo
Pennsylvania State Government May 15, 2007 Election
Justice; Pennsylvania Supreme Court; Republican Party Voter Information

10 Year Term. Salary: Salary $175,236

You can vote in this contest only if registered in the Republican party.

Results as of Jul 1 12:59pm
1248480 Votes Cast
Candidates (Vote for 2)
Click on highlighted name for additional information supplied by candidate. Contact non-highlighted candidates and encourage them to provide information for voters.

Maureen E. Lally-Green Click here for more information about this candidate 529,060 votes 42.4%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Pennsylvania Superior Court Judge
  • 7 years as Superior Court Judge
  • Law Professor for 15 years
  • 9 years as a practicing attorney
  • 1971, Duquesne University, B.S
  • 1974, Duquesne University Law School, J.D.
  • "Judicial independence" means that judges are able to perform their duties in a fair and impartial manner that comports with the requirements of the C
Mike Krancer Click here for more information about this candidate 458,210 votes 36.7%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Chief Judge & Chairman of the Environmental Hearing Board.
  • Practicing attorney for 17 years, judge for 7 years
  • 1980, University of Virginia, B.A.
  • 1983, Washington and Lee University School of Las, J.D. summa cum laude
  • Annual Community Leadership Award
  • Making decisions based on the law and facts of the case independent of outside influence or consideration
  • The courage to do what is right even if that course runs counter to the agenda(s) of the other branches of government.
Paul P. Panepinto Click here for more information about this candidate 261,210 votes 20.9%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Judge, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
  • Received the highest possible recommendation from Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Worked his way through law school while serving as a probation officer; was elected to the bench in 1991
  • Serves on the Court of Judicial Discipline, hearing cases where formal charges have been filed against judicial officers
  • Earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Villanova University, Juris Doctor degree from Widener University
  • Administrative Judge of Family Court for 4 years, having saved taxpayer dollars and allowing much-needed resources to be directed to criminal trials
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association calls him "an outstanding candidate for the position of justice of the Supreme Court"
  • Strict interpretation of the law; a strict constructionist in the mold of Antonin Scalia
  • Openness and transparency in the system to ensure the integrity of the courts
  • Reforming the judicial system to promote merit over political connections

Basic candidate data supplied by the Secretary of State. All candidates have been invited to supply additional information to Smart Voter. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
  Nonpartisan Information

League of Women Voters

Pa for Modern Courts More Information

Pa for Modern Courts

This election is archived. Any links to sources outside of Smart Voter may no longer be active. No further links will be added to this page.
Links to sources outside of Smart Voter are provided for information only and do not imply endorsement.

Home (Ballot Lookup) || About Smart Voter || Feedback

Created: July 30, 2007 17:56 PDT
Smart Voter   <>
Copyright © League of Women Voters of California Education Fund
The League of Women Voters neither supports nor opposes candidates for public office or political parties.