Pittsburgh, PA – The Honorable Dwayne Woodruff has participated in the 2017 general election kick-off rally hosted by the PA Democratic Party, “Slate of Eight” for the Democratic judicial candidates. This kick-off showed a strong appreciation of unity. Elected officials have addressed the importance of electing each judicial candidate to their respected courts on Tuesday, November 7th.

The Democratic “Slate of Eight” includes:

  • Justice Debra Todd, for retention on the Supreme Court
  • Dwayne Woodruff, candidate for Supreme Court
  • Debbie Kunselman, candidate for Superior Court
  • Maria McLaughlin, candidate for Superior Court
  • Geoff Moulton, candidate for Superior Court
  • Carolyn Nichols, candidate for Superior Court
  • Ellen Ceisler, candidate for Commonwealth Court
  • Irene Clark, candidate for Commonwealth Court

WHO: Governor Tom Wolf, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Marcel L. Groen, and other local democratic state legislators.

WHEN: Tuesday, September 5th at 9:15am

WHERE: Allegheny County Courthouse Gallery, 436 Grant St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

About Dwayne Woodruff:

The Honorable Dwayne D. Woodruff is a Judge on the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County – Pittsburgh, presiding primarily in the Family Court Division since 2005. Woodruff earned a degree from the University of Louisville (1979) and a Juris Doctor from Duquesne University School of Law (1988), which he attended, full time at night during his professional football career with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Woodruff has the unprecedented, dual career distinction in professional sports; simultaneously practicing law with the Meyer Darragh firm and playing football for the Pittsburgh Steelers for three years from 1988 to 1990. Judge Woodruff currently serves on the board of the National Commission of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and the Allegheny County Jail Oversight Board, co-chairs Pittsburgh SAFE Workgroup (Shared Accountability for Education) and serves on Educational Success & Truancy Prevention Committee (ESTP). Woodruff resides in Pittsburgh with his wife, Joy.

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