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Pennsylvania State Government November 3, 2009 Election
Judge; Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Voter Information

10 Year Term.

Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Patricia A. McCullough Click here for more information about this candidate 903,745 votes 28.1%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • 1978, University of Pittsburgh, B.A.
  • 1980, University Strasbourg
  • 1981, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D.
  • Judge, Allegheny Court of Common Pleas
  • Executive Director, Catholic Charities
  • Chair, Allegheny County Board of Property Appeals
  • Will not take campaign donations from special interest groups or lawyers
Kevin Brobson Click here for more information about this candidate 839,748 votes 26.1%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
  • Broad experience in all aspects of Commonwealth Court's specialized jurisdiction
  • Rated among "Best Lawyers in America"
  • J.D., Widener Univ. School of Law, summa cum laude
  • B.A., Lycoming College, magna cum laude
  • Dedicated husband and father of three
  • Work to ensure that Pennsylvanians have the level of confidence in their judiciary that they desire and deserve
  • Bring more transparency and accountability to the courts
  • Ensure that state and local governments are just as accountable to the law as are their citizens
Linda S. Judson Click here for more information about this candidate 741,263 votes 23.1%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • 1979 St. Francis General Hospital, Alvernia School of Practical Nursing LPN
  • 1986 University of Pittsburgh, B.A .(cum laude)
  • 1990 Duquesne School of Law J.D.
  • 20 years practice as an attorney
  • Clerk for Commonwealth Court
  • Technical Specialist (as an attorney), Marsh & McLennan Insurance regulation, risk management, regulatory compliance including OSHA & workplace safety
  • Internal judicial system guidelines should reinforce the obligations of each judge to the integrity of the entire system
Barbara Behrend Ernsberger Click here for more information about this candidate 729,241 votes 22.7%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Juris Doctorate 1976 Duquesne University School of Law
  • Bachelar of Arts, Cum Laude, 1973 University of Pittsburgh
  • Commissioner, City of Pittsburgh, Department of Planning
  • Former Chair of the City of Pittsburgh Democratic Committee
  • City of Pittsburgh 2002 Woman of the Year
  • Rated by Martindale-Hubbell as having "Very High Legal Ability & Ethical Standards"
  • To provide well reasoned and unbiased decisions which uphold the laws and the Constitutions of the United States and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • To provide equal justice to all
  • To promote quick and just resolution of all cases thereby rendering timely decisions

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