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Senator Corman says proposal to move Pa. appeals courts to regional elections won’t be on May ballot

Judges on Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court and other appeals courts are currently elected statewide. The proposal would divide the state into regions that elect those judges.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

GOP proposal to elect judges by zone advances by single vote

– A legislative panel on Wednesday narrowly approved a proposal to amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to elect state appeals court judges by zone, a movement largely motivated by Republicans’ anger over recent rulings from the Democratic-majority state Supreme Court.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press