County Democrats kick off fall campaign for row offices

Clockwise: United Chesco candidates Alita Rovito, Tony Verwey, Margaret Reif, Yolanda Van de Krol, Sophia Garcia-Jackson, and Patricia Maisano. WEST CHESTER — United Chesco, the Democratic PAC for six countywide candidates for this year’s Court Of Common Pleas and Row Office elections, kick off the final stretch to Election Day with the launch of their new website, unitedchesco.org. The six county...

County Democrats announce endorsements for 2021

WEST CHESTER – Chester County Democrats say they are on the verge of a fifth consecutive year of historic wins as they gathered virtually Tuesday night to endorse their slate for the May 18 Primary. Superior Court Judge Maria McLaughlin accepted the first of 18 races on the docket, five of which were contested. Alita Ravito won the 65% endorsement threshold for Chester County Court of Common Pleas...

Democrats make endorsements at convention

WEST CHESTER — Chester County Democrats are on the verge of a fourth consecutive year of historic wins as they gathered at Stetson Middle School Tuesday night to endorse their slate for the April 28 Primary. Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan accepted the first endorsement of the 15 races on the docket, six of which were contested. Christina Hartman won the 65% endorsement threshold for PA Auditor General...

Sunday Punch: Did some local Democrats sell us out on the Pipeline?

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Minus a gallbladder and feeling moderately human for the first time since before the Super Bowl, in the first Sunday Punch of April, we look at lots of fun stuff: wind turbine cancer, jumping to conclusions, how we all hate social media but can’t quit it and of course, the impressive ability of Democrats to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. We’ll start with...

Democrats endorse Sondergaard, Binder, Maxwell & Maddox

WEST CHESTER — Chester County Democrats are on the verge of a third consecutive tear of historic wins as they gathered at Stetson Middle School Tuesday night to endorse countywide judicial and row offices.  Among the 23 candidates presented to the Committee, only two – Deb Ryan for District Attorney and Chris Pielli for Recorder of Deeds — ran unopposed. All came with impeccable resumes...

Respect to mark local ‘Hate Has No Home Here’ events

While some (although based on problematic ticket sales, less than usual) local folks will be in Washington D.C. celebrating the inauguration of Donald Trump as the nation’s 45th president, other local residents will be expressing an affirmation against hatred in our community on Friday — an event that started as a local one, but is now spreading county-wide. According to Kennett Square Borough...

Chesco Democrats to hold candidate seminar, Jan. 19

WEST GOSHEN — The Chester County Democratic Committee will be sponsoring a panel discussion with election campaign experts on Thursday, January 19th, 2017 from 7-9 pm at the West Goshen Township Building. Those interested in or considering running for office will hear from three nationally known election campaign experts, a successful Chester County campaign manager, and a recent candidate for office. ...