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Chesley Lightsey

Member since: Wednesday, 11 January 2023
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Details
First Name
Chesley
Last Name
Lightsey
Status
Filed
Campaign Cycle
2023
Office
Common Pleas
Sitting Judge
No
Party
Democrat
Phone
215-982-0829
Email Address
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Website
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Ballot Position
14
Button #
19
Votes
0
Endorsements
Bar Association Rating
Highly Recommended
Party/Wards
Democratic City Committee, 5th Ward, 8th Ward, 9th Ward, 15th Ward, 27th Ward, NW Coalition
Unions
Phila AFL-CIO, IBEW Local 98
Progressive Groups
Liberty City LGBT Democrats, LGBTQ Victory Fund
Clergy
Black Clergy of Philadelphia & Vicinity
Public Officials
Senator Sharif Street
News Papers
Philadelphia Gay News
Questionnaire
What has been the general nature of your practice?
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Why do you consider yourself qualified to be judge?
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What is it about our criminal justice system that inspires you?
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What about our current criminal justice system do you believe needs to be reformed?
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As a judge, what would your sentencing philosophy be?
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Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night thinking about a case and wishing you had handled something differently? If so, please describe one situation.
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Who are your role models and why?
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What is your favorite book, movie, or tv show of all time and why did it speak to you so much?
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Name a song that you were obsessed with as a teenager.
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What is you favorite number?
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News
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Three openly LGBTQ candidates for office received endorsements from the Philadelphia Democratic City Committee this week: Rue Landau for City Council at-large, and Wade Albert and Chesley Lightsey for judge. The endorsements, which are voted on by City Committee’s policy committee and ensure that...

Created: 16 May 2019