merit selection en Former PA Governors Call for Judges to be Appointed, Not Elected <p>For years, a dogged group of advocates has called for appointing appellate court judges in a multi-step process called merit selection, instead of holding partisan elections.<br><br>Supporters say relying on judicial elections all but ensures that judges aren’t independent arbiters of reason, but adept fundraisers. &nbsp;<br> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 01:06:14 +0000 Mary Wilson 3546 at