Whatever else you do Tuesday, get out and vote!

Tuesday, Nov. 6 is Election Day. Polls in Pennsylvania are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. While the weather forecasts are less than ideal — possible thundershowers – there should be no major concerns to keep people from voting. No matter what your personal view of the current political environment, you owe it to our future to cast your ballot. For too many years, we heard “they’re both the...

Editorial: No excuse not to vote this Tuesday

This coming Tuesday, you may note some schools are closed and some local, state and federal offices are closed. There’s a heck of a good reason: it’s Election Day. But it’s an Election Day too many people sit out — for too many reasons, most of which really don’t hold water. Tuesday’s elections will shape your local municipal government, your local board of education and county government,...

Letter: Reminder no need for photo ID on election day

To The Editor, In 2014 the courts ruled that the Pennsylvania Voter ID law violated our state constitution. So you can imagine why I was shocked when earlier this month, as I entered the Chester County Assistance Office on behalf of a family in need, I saw three inaccurate and misleading posters stating that Pennsylvania’s Voter ID law was in litigation and that you could be required to show...

And…right back into campaign season

No rest for the weary, as Election 2014 kicks into high gear, already By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Now that we’ve gotten that pesky election out of the way, it’s time for the campaign to get started. Think I’m kidding? Then why is Gov. Tom Corbett in the county today, kicking off his 2014 campaign? And why has the jostling for state legislative and congressional seats already begun? Traditionally,...