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Pennsylvania GOP proposal to elect judges by zone advances by single vote

From www.mcall.com
By
MARK SCOLFORO
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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.