Pennsylvania Appellate Courts Candidates' Forum | May 2023

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On May 9, 2023, Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts hosted a virtual forum with candidates for Pennsylvania's appellate courts, including the Supreme Court, Superior Court, and Commonwealth Court. This forum provides viewers with an opportunity to get to know the candidates before the primary election on May 16, 2023. Registrants had the opportunity to submit questions for the candidates prior to the forum. 

Click here to watch a recording of the forum. 


Supreme Court Candidates 

  • Judge Carolyn Carluccio 
  • Judge Deborah Kunselman 
  • Judge Daniel McCaffery 
  • Judge Patricia McCullough 

Superior Court Candidates 

  • Jill Beck 
  • Judge Patrick Dugan 
  • Judge Timika Lane 

Commonwealth Court Candidates 

  • Megan Martin 
  • Bryan Neft 
  • Joshua Prince 
  • Judge Matt Wolf 


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. 


  • Allegheny County Bar Association 
  • Allegheny County Law Library 
  • Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh 
  • Committee of Seventy 
  • Dauphin County Bar Association 
  • The Elevation Project 
  • Free Library of Philadelphia 
  • League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania 
  • League of Women Voters of Pittsburgh 
  • Montgomery County Bar Association 
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association 
  • Philadelphia Bar Association