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Judge Judy Olson, Kevin Dougherty lead PA Supreme Court primaries

Judge Judy Olson, Kevin Dougherty lead PA Supreme Court primaries

Philadelphia Judge Kevin Dougherty and Superior Court judges David Wecht and Christine Donohue won Democratic nominations to run for state Supreme Court in November. Superior Court Judge Judy Olson from Pittsburgh, Adams County Judge Michael George and Commonwealth Court Judge Anne Covey won spots on the Republican ticket. The wins were declared Tuesday night by the Associated Press with 90 percent of the vote counted in crowded primary elections to select candidates for three open seats on Pennsylvania's highest court. Wecht, of Pittsburgh, received about 22 percent of the vote. Dougherty and Donohue, who is also from Pittsburgh, trailed close behind with 21 percent of votes in...

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