Welcome to the National Center for State Courts 2015 Election Night coverage.

Court of Last Resort Elections


State Court Polls Close (Eastern) Candidate Results Source
 Kentucky  Supreme (7th District) 6 p.m./7 p.m.*
 Janet Stumbo 0% Source
Sam Wright 0%

*state split between Eastern and Central time zones


State Court Polls Close (Eastern) Candidate Party Results Source
Pennsylvania* Supreme 8 p.m Christine Donohue Democratic 0% Source
Kevin M. Dougherty Democratic 0%
David N. Wecht Democratic 0%
Judith Olson Republican 0%
Michael A. George Republican 0%
Anne Covey Republican 0%
Paul P. Panepinto Independent Judicial Alliance 0%

*top 3 candidates win

Constitutional Amendments


State Ballot Item Provisions Polls Close (Eastern) Results Source
Mississippi* Initiative 42 Requires the state to provide for an "adequate and efficient system of free public schools".
Explicitly permits Chancery Courts to enforce.
8 p.m. 0%
Alternative 42 Requires an "efficient system of free public schools". Makes no mention of Chancery Courts.

*Voters will cast two votes. The first is whether they want "either measure" or "neither measure". The second will be on the measures themselves.
If a majority chooses "either measure" the measure from the second question with the most votes wins.