- Associated Press - Saturday, March 14, 2015

A quick look at the 12 candidates who plan to compete in the May 19 primary for the Republican and Democratic nominations for three open seats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court:

DEMOCRATS

NAME: CHRISTINE DONOHUE

AGE: 62

EDUCATION: B.A., East Stroudsburg University (1974); J.D., Duquesne University School of Law (1980).



EXPERIENCE: Private law practice (1980-2007); state Superior Court judge (2008-present).

FAMILY: Single.

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: https://donohueforjustice.com/

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NAME: KEVIN DOUGHERTY

AGE: 54

EDUCATION: B.A., Temple University (1984), J.D., Antioch School of Law (1988).

EXPERIENCE: Philadelphia district attorney’s office (1990-1995); private practice (1995-2001); Philadelphia Common Pleas judge (2001-present).

FAMILY: Married, two children.

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: https://www.doughertyforpa.com/

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NAME: JOHN FORADORA

AGE: 48

EDUCATION: B.A., Juniata College (1988); J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School (1991).

EXPERIENCE: Private law practice (1992-2002); Jefferson County assistant public defender (1992-1995); Jefferson County Common Pleas judge (2002-present).

FAMILY: Married, one child.

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: https://voteforadora.com/

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NAME: ANNE LAZARUS

AGE: 62

EDUCATION: B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook (1972), J.D., Temple University Law School (1976); LL.M, Temple University Law School (1986).

EXPERIENCE: Private law practice (1980-1990); Philadelphia Common Pleas judge (1991-2010); state Superior Court judge (2010 to present).

FAMILY: Married, two children.

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: https://www.voteannelazarus.com/

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NAME: DAVID WECHT

AGE: 52

EDUCATION: B.A., Yale University (1984); J.D., Yale Law School (1987).

EXPERIENCE: Private law practice (1989-2003); Allegheny County register of wills and clerk of orphans’ court (1998-2003); Allegheny County Common Pleas judge (2003-2012), state Superior Court judge (2012-present).

FAMILY: Married, four children.

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: https://www.wecht2015.com/

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NAME: DWAYNE WOODRUFF

AGE: 58

EDUCATION: B.S., University of Louisville (1979); J.D., Duquesne University Law School (1988).

EXPERIENCE: Pittsburgh Steelers player (1979-1990); Private and corporate law practice (1989-2005); Allegheny County Common Pleas judge (2005-present).

FAMILY: Married, three children.

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: https://www.judgedwaynewoodruff.com/

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REPUBLICANS

NAME: CHERYL ALLEN

AGE: 67

EDUCATION: B.S., Penn State University (1969), J.D., University of Pittsburgh Law School (1975).

EXPERIENCE: Pittsburgh elementary-school teacher (1969-1972); Assistant Allegheny County solicitor (1977-1990); Allegheny County judge (1990-2008); state Superior Court judge (2008-present).

FAMILY: Married, three children.

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: https://www.judgecherylallen.com/

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NAME: ANNE COVEY

AGE: 55

EDUCATION: B.A., University of Delaware (1981); J.D., Widener University School of Law (1984).

EXPERIENCE: Private law practice (1987-2011); member, Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board, (2002-2011); state Commonwealth Court judge (2012-present).

FAMILY: Married, two children.

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: https://www.coveyforjustice.com/

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NAME: JUDY OLSON

AGE: 57

EDUCATION: B.A., St. Francis College (1979); J.D., Duquesne University Law School (1982).

EXPERIENCE: Private law practice (1984-2008); Allegheny County judge (2008-2009); state Superior Court judge (2010-present).

FAMILY: Married, two children.

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: https://electjudgejudy.com/

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NAME: MIKE GEORGE

AGE: 56

EDUCATION: B.A., Washington and Jefferson College (1981), J.D., Dickinson School of Law (1985).

EXPERIENCE: Private law practice (1985-1996); Adams County district attorney (1996-2001); Adams County Common Pleas judge (2002 to present).

FAMILY: Married, two children.

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: https://judgemikegeorge.com/

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NAME: CORREALE STEVENS

AGE: 68

EDUCATION: B.A., Penn State University (1968); J.D., Dickinson School of Law (1972).

EXPERIENCE: Part-time Luzerne County public defender (1973-1975); Hazleton city solicitor (1976-1978); elected to the first of four two-year terms in the state House of Representatives (1980); Luzerne County district attorney (1988-1991); Luzerne County Common Pleas judge (1991-1997); state Superior Court judge (1998-2013); appointed to state Supreme Court to complete unfinished term of another justice (2013-present).

FAMILY: Married, three children.

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: Facebook page under construction.

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NAME: REBECCA WARREN

AGE: 48

EDUCATION: B.S., Bloomsburg University (1988); J.D., Dickinson School of Law (1991).

EXPERIENCE: Private law practice (1991-2011); Montour County assistant district attorney (1999-2001); Montour County district attorney (2012-present).

FAMILY: Declined to provide information.

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rebecca-Warren-for-Supreme-Court-Justice/730452823713162

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