Remarkable First-timers

  By Frank Bruni and Liriel Higa   Usually you only get to dream about a candidate like Chrissy Houlahan. People in the Philadelphia suburbs actually get to vote for her. She’s brainy: a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Stanford, a master’s in technology and policy from M.I.T. She’s bold: service in the U.S. […]

THE DEMOCRATIC PLATFORM

The Chester County (Pennsylvania) Democratic Committee believes in Freedom, Fairness, and Opportunity for all Americans, regardless of what they believe, who they are, and where they came from. Join CCDC in making Chester County a better place for all! We have a chance to fundamentally shape the future of our country. But that will only […]

2018 Borough Primary Election Results

Congratulations to all 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 (except that committeepersons now take office). Once again, Chesco is a swing county and Pennsylvania a swing state. So there are 6 […]

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 […]

Supreme Court refuses to stop new congressional maps in Pennsylvania

    By Robert Barnes March 19 at 3:20 PM Email the author The Supreme Court on Monday turned down a request from Republican legislative leaders in Pennsylvania to block a redrawn congressional map that creates more parity between the political parties in the state. The practical impact is the 2018 elections are likely to […]