Bucks GOP backs Jeffrey Finley
, chief of oversight board.
...Jeffrey L. Finley
received GOP backing, surviving a process that began more than a month ago when more than a dozen candidates indicated they would seek Republican support for the seat.Finley serves as chairman of the Bucks County Prison Oversight Board.
"I am incredibly honored by this," Finley
said, shortly after the results of the GOP vote were announced."I worked hard for the past two months and I intend to continue working."Finley
received 57 votes from executives.
...Finley, a former prosecutor, said he believes the "breadth of my experience" led to his endorsement.
...Finley, a former president of the Bucks County Bar Association, received high marks from the group in a plebiscite of the association's membership conducted last month.During the plebiscite, 152 attorneys found Finley "highly recommended" to serve as judge while 92 attorneys "recommended" his election as judge.
"Before I engaged in the process I was told Jeff Finley
had the endorsement and not to bother," Cooley said.