Announcing the 2023 Supreme Court Independent Judicial Screening Process

The New York County Democratic Committee has announced the formation of an Independent Screening Panel to report on the qualifications of candidates seeking the nomination of the Democratic Party for three (3) vacancies on the New York State Supreme Court to be elected in the November 2023 general election. The heads of numerous bar associations, community organizations and law schools have been invited to nominate members of the panel, which will be directed to report a total of no more than the nine (9) most highly qualified candidates for the three vacancies.

Candidates for the nomination may obtain applications from Kyle H. Ishmael, Esq., Executive Director for the New York County Democratic Committee, via email at The deadline for submitting completed applications is Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at 12:00 PM.

2023 Supreme Court Selection Political Calendar
Friday, June 9 | Judicial Applications available
Tuesday, June 20 @ 12pm | Judicial Applications due
*Tuesday, June 20 | Independent Screening Panel convenes
*Thursday, July 20 | Independent Screening Panel reports out results
*TBD, August 2023 | New York County Democratic Judicial Convention

*subject to change