Candidate Profile
Michael George

Republican , Pennsylvania

Biography

Name
Michael George
Party
Republican
Race
Supreme Court Justice
Incumbent
No
Links
   

Panel Rating

Moderate Information icon

Endorsements

Others

1
PA Pro-life Federation, PA State Troopers Association, Republican State Committee

Reported by Candidate

1
Pennsylvania Association of State Troopers Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation LIFEPAC Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #1 and Lodge #41

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
2
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
10
Build PA PAC, Coalition for People's Property, Donald White, Family PAC, Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Pat Meehan and 4 more

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

"Recommended" by Pennsylvania Bar Association 2015

Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

1. E-mail address for voters to reach you (for publication)

mike@judgemikegeorge.com

2. Phone number for voters to reach you (for publication)

717 339-8700

3. If you are currently a judge, were you appointed or elected to that position?

Elected

4. There are times when American judges should alter U.S. case law in order to comply with foreign case law.

Strongly Disagree

5. Which current Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court best reflects your judicial philosophy?

Scalia

6. Which of the following U.S. presidents best reflects your political philosophy?

No Answer

7. In which partisan primary election did you most recently vote (e.g. Democratic, Republican, etc.)?

Republican

8. If you have ever been a licensed attorney, what is or was the nature of your practice? (e.g., prosecutor, public defender, private practice, etc.) If in private practice, please specify the general area of practice such as criminal defense, family, contracts, property, environmental, etc.

10 years general practice in civil, criminal, family,municipal law. 6 years as District Attorney

9. The U.S. Constitution is a living document that should be re-interpreted rather than adhering to the original intent.

Strongly Disagree

10. Our state Constitution permits the display of the Ten Commandments in courtrooms.

No Answer

11. What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?

The founders relied on natural law theories in developing the Constitution

12. The more people live by Judeo-Christian values, the less government is needed.

Agree

13. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I believe in and follow the teachings and values of the Roman Catholic Church


Background

Education
  • Washington & Jefferson College, Washington PA, B.A., 1981
  • Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle PA, J.D., 1985
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • St Francis Catholic Church, Extraordinary Minister
  • Cure International, medical mission volunteer
  • Catholic War Veterans, social member
  • St. Francis School, youth coach
  • Gettysburg Little League Baseball, coach
  • Gettysburg Youth Soccer, coach
  • Knights of Columbus, social member
Offices
  • District Attorney, Held 1996-2001
  • Common Pleas Judge, Held 2002-current
 

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