Letter: Are we ‘safe’ with John Lawrence?

To the editor: My name is Sue Walker, and I am the Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania House District 13. I read your editorial assessment of the upcoming election on November 6th  (Chescotimes 7/28/18) with great interest.  You encapsulated a number of issues regarding our nation and state, and you predicted how the election will ultimately hurt the Republican party.  Your piece was quite...

Maxwell announces run for 74th seat

Josh Maxwell Josh Maxwell of Downingtown announced Thursday that he will seek election as the State Representative for Pennsylvania’s 74th district. Maxwell, who serves as Mayor of Downingtown, has run previously for the position, losing to State Rep. Harry Lewis Jr., who announced his plan to retire late last year.    Send article as PDF   

Pryor announces local endorsement for 74th District race

Frank Pryor State Representative candidate Frank Pryor received local endorsements today from East Fallowfield Township Supervisors Wilson Lambert Jr. and Joseph Heffern for his pursuit of the 74th House District seat. South Coatesville Borough Councilman Kenneth Bond and Councilwoman Renee Carey have thrown their support behind Pryor as well. Mr. Pryor announced his candidacy last fall and has...

Williams announces bid for 74th District

Dr. Dan K. Williams and supporters — including state Sen. Andy Dinniman — celebrate his campaign announcement. COATESVILLE — Two months ago Dr. Dan K. Williams, Pastor of New Life in Christ Fellowship in Coatesville, served as Pennsylvania Senate Chaplain for the day. He was praised by state Sen. Andy Dinniman for “offering an insightful and inspirational message of unity to the legislature.” Saturday,...

Little-Turner announces bid for 74th District

Amber Little-Turner COATESVILLE – Amber Little-Turner announced her intention to run for state representative in the 74th legislative district. Little-Turner has worked for State Rep. Harry Lewis, Jr. in his local legislative office for the last four years and made her decision to run to replace Lewis after he announced in December that he will retire at the end of his 2017-2018 term. She...

Comitta wins recount, will take 156th seat

State Rep.-Elect Carolyn Comitta WEST CHESTER — Little changed after a formal recount was certified Friday afternoon, leaving Carolyn Comitta as the winner of the extremely close 156th District State Representative race, by a total of 25 votes. Comitta, the Mayor of West Chester, defeated Republican incumbent Dan Truitt by an 18,261 to 18,236 margin after the recount results were certified by...

Q&A 167th District: Anne Crowley

The is The Times’ final installment of paired Q&As with local legislative candidates. Today we present the answers from the candidates in the 167th State House district. They were both supplied with the exact same questions and the answers are unedited. 1. Why are you running? Anne Crowley It is critical that we move the Pennsylvania in a new direction. We must invest in our families...

Letter: Times’ endorsement of Barrar is disappointing

To The Editor, Your endorsement of Steve Barrar for the 160th State House is disappointing, and your reasoning, bizarre. Ideology out the window! Really, ideology that translates to legislation…and it doesn’t matter because he can do you some personal favors? Anyone who cares about women’s health, strong public education for all, good transportation infrastructure, and laws that abide the...

158th District Q&A: Chris Ross

This is the second of a series of question and answer interviews focusing on candidates for State Representative. The Times did not edit, alter or in any way change the responses. We do this to give the candidates a chance for an unfiltered opportunity to make their case to our readers. As always, we welcome your input. Chris Ross 1. Why are you running? I am looking forward to taking care of some...

158th District Q&A: Susan Rzucidlo

This is the second of a series of question and answer interviews focusing on candidates for State Representative. The Times did not edit, alter or in any way change the responses. We do this to give the candidates a chance for an unfiltered opportunity to make their case to our readers. As always, we welcome your input. Susan Rzucidlo 1.  Why are you running? I am running for public office because...