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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 21-1172



Election for the Office of Judge of the Court Of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County

[51 Pa.B. 4034]
[Saturday, July 24, 2021]

 On July 6, 2021, the Acting Secretary of the Commonwealth (Acting Secretary) received written notice that Judge Robert J. Rebstock has revoked his declaration of candidacy for retention as a judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County. Under the Constitution and laws of the Commonwealth, an election for the judicial office held by Judge Rebstock will occur as part of the municipal election to be held November 2, 2021.

 In the Municipal Election, the electors of Philadelphia County will elect nine Judges of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County. Each elector will be entitled to vote for up to nine candidates, with the nine candidates receiving the largest number of valid votes being elected.

 In the Municipal Primary held May 18, 2021, the electors of the Democratic Party nominated eight candidates for the office of Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County. No Republican candidates appeared on the ballot in the Republican Municipal Primary. By law, each of the certified Statewide political parties of the Commonwealth—the Democratic Party, the Republican Party, the Libertarian Party and the Green Party—will be permitted to nominate one additional candidate for Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County by submitting to the Acting Secretary, no later than September 13, 2021, a nomination certificate in the form prescribed by law and prepared in accordance with the applicable rules of the political party. See 25 P.S. §§ 2938.3, 2953 and 2954. Political bodies will be permitted to nominate a candidate by filing with the Acting Secretary, no later than September 13, 2021, nomination papers prepared and submitted in accordance with the requirements of the Pennsylvania Election Code (25 P.S. §§ 2600—3591).

 Additional information is available on the Department of State's publicly accessible web site at

Acting Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 21-1172. Filed for public inspection July 23, 2021, 9:00 a.m.]

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