2018 Borough Primary Election Results

Congratulations to all (unofficial) 2018 primary winners! All candidates deserve credit for running strong races and their dedication to advancing Democratic principles). The winners now become the official CCDC candidates for the general election. Once again, Chesco is a swing county and Pennsylvania a swing state. So there are 6 more months of hard work […]

VOTE Tuesday, May 15, 2018! Get your SAMPLE BALLOTS HERE!

Make voting easier on yourself.  Get familiar with this SAMPLE GENERIC BALLOT FOR WEST CHESTER. The Chester County Democratic Committee (CCDC) endorses the candidates marked with black ovals. Consult your precinct committeepersons for information about State and WC Democratic Committee candidates. To answer questions, Democratic committeepersons are working the polls all day; they are there […]

Why should YOU vote on Tuesday?

Thank you to all who voted in the exciting November election, when Democratic candidates won 4 countywide offices for the first time ever, giving us a much more politically balanced County government. And now: Why should YOU vote in the May 15 primary election? To help choose Dem candidates. Long-serving Chesco Commissioner Kathi Cozzone, known […]

When people vote…

It would take a book to detail Washington’s tragic turn, since January 2017, toward racism, classism, bellicosity, isolationism, jeopardy to our relations with long-standing allies, indifference to the daily-life needs of Americans, and just plain incompetence (with agency heads moving in and out at record speed). But the moral is: When people vote, ultimately the […]

180 U.S. Mayors Call for Use of Solar Power

PennEnvironment, April 5, 2018 (West Chester Mayor Dianne Herrin is among the 5 Chester County mayors to sign the resolution.) More PA mayors sign solar power letter than any other state [Philadelphia, PA] — A bipartisan group of 180 U.S. mayors, representing 42 states including Pennsylvania, are speaking out in support of solar energy. Pennsylvania […]

Bayard Rustin on MLK, 1969

“April 4, 1969 will mark the first anniversary of the slaying of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I can think of no better way to observe that Good Friday than to reflect on the meaning of Dr. King’s life and his death, and to rededicate ourselves to the continuation of his work. Dr. King’s philosophy […]