Candidate Profile
Cheryl Allen

Republican , Pennsylvania

Biography

Name
Cheryl Allen
Party
Republican
Race
Supreme Court Justice
Incumbent
No
Links
   

Panel Rating

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Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Firearms Owners Against Crime, PA Pro-life Federation

Reported by Candidate

1
Fire Arm Owners Against Crime Pennsylvania Pro-life Federation Life Pack

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
3
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Republican Women's Organizations, Tom Corbett

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
Committee For A Better Tomorrow

Summary

20%

LIBERAL

80%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

"Highly 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)

judgeallen4supremecourt@gmail.com

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

412-852-3700

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?

Thomas

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

Reagan

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

Republican 2014

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.

prosecutor/civil practitioner

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.

Strongly Agree

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

The nature of man is such that it would make it difficult over time to resist the temptation of abusing power and control without a system of checks and balances. While individuals my be able to resist this temptation, mankind as a whole has fallen victim to his flesh since his creation.

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

Strongly Agree

13. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

Strong bible believing christian who believes that Jesus Christ is my lord and savior.


Background

Education
  • Penn State University, State College, BS Education, 1969
  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, JD Law, 1975
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Womens Choice Network where the choice is life, Board member
  • Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation, Board member
  • Hosanna House, Board member
  • Waynesburg University, Board of trustees
  • Cornerstone Television, Board member
  • Women Without walls, Founder
Offices
  • Judge, Held 25
  • Supreme Court, Sought 1
 

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