Pa. High Court Axes Primaries For Jury Commissioners

Law360, Philadelphia (April 19, 2013, 2:17 PM EDT) -- Candidates for county jury commissioner seats up for grabs in Pennsylvania will be chosen by political parties following Thursday's state Supreme Court ruling keeping the races off the ballot of an upcoming statewide primary election.

The justices issued a one-sentence order affirming an April 5 Commonwealth Court ruling that rejected a request by a jury commissioners’ association for approval of an expedited primary election schedule for the office. The Pennsylvania State Association of Jury Commissioners had argued that the primary elections were needed after the high...
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