PA Appellate Court Candidates' Forum

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On October 24, 2023, from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM, Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts will host a virtual forum with candidates for Pennsylvania's appellate courts, including the Supreme Court, Superior Court, and Commonwealth Court. This event will provide viewers with an opportunity to get to know the candidates through a moderated forum.


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Participating Candidates 

Supreme Court

  • Judge Carolyn Carluccio
  • Judge Daniel McCaffery

Superior Court

  • Maria Battista
  • Jill Beck
  • Judge Timika Lane

Commonwealth Court

  • Megan Martin
  • Judge Matt Wolf

Registration & Submitting Questions for the Candidates

Click here to register for the forum. 

If you have a question that you would like the candidates to answer, please submit it to Due to time constraints, we will not be able to ask every question.

There is no cost to register for this event. However, as a nonprofit organization, we depend on donations in order to hold our programs. If you appreciate accessible, educational programs, like our candidates' forums, please consider making a donation. No amount is too little.


Sponsor: This forum is a part of Every Voice, Every Vote, a collaborative project managed by The Lenfest Institute for Journalism. Lead support is provided by the William Penn Foundation with additional funding from The Lenfest Institute, Peter and Judy Leone, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Harriet and Larry Weiss, and the Wyncote Foundation, among others. To learn more about the project and view a full list of supporters, visit Editorial content is created independently of the project’s donors.


Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts is proud to work with the below organizations to hold this candidates' forum. We thank them for their dedication to making judicial election information more accessible to voters.

  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Berks County Bar Association
  • Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
  • Committee of Seventy
  • Dauphin County Bar Assocation
  • Erie County Bar Association
  • Free Library of Philadelphia
  • G-Town Radio
  • League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania
  • League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh
  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • Montgomery Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • United Voices for Philadelphia

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