(WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Pennsylvania unions are pouring millions into the campaign coffers of Democratic judicial nominees, including the brother of one of the state’s most powerful labor leaders.
Voters will elect three new judges to the seven-member court in November. Democrats are spending big money on the races, raising more then $7 million for its three favored jurists. Unions alone have raised $2.9 million for these candidates—topping the $1.9 million total haul for Republican candidates.
Megan Sweeney, a GOP state party spokeswoman, said that the massive donations demonstrate that unions and their allies are attempting to buy the election.
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