Gerrymandered no more?

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court released its new maps of U.S. Congressional districts today. West Chester remains in the 6th District, but the district itself is very different, now encompassing all of Chester County plus Reading in Berks County. If this maps holds up to the expected Republican court challenge, the new districts will go into […]

The Avengers

Our Chrissy Houlahan   Politics nation A Year Ago, They Marched. Now a Record Number of Women Are Running for Office Charlotte Alter @charlottealter Jan. 18, 2018 One year ago, millions of women protested in the streets. Now there are more women running for office than ever before. Erin Zwiener returned to Texas to settle […]

Close Races

Candidates need your vote; your local and state governments need your vote; your nation needs your vote. You choose who you want to run your government, your democracy. “If you stay home, you’re voting for the other side.” West Chester has eight (8) precincts. Mayor Comitta’s 23-vote-win in the 2009 Primary meant that if just […]

It’s official: Comitta will represent 156th district after ballot recount

By Adam Farence, Daily Local News Posted: 12/16/16, 4:17 PM EST WEST CHESTER: Carolyn Comitta can now officially call herself state Representative Comitta after a hearing Friday afternoon determined she would represent the 156th legislative district in Harrisburg. Comitta, a Democrat and the mayor of West Chester, had challenged Dan Truitt, R-156, of East Goshen, […]

President Obama delivers final State of the Union

“Look, if anybody still wants to dispute the science around climate change, have at it. You’ll be pretty lonely, because you’ll be debating our military, most of America’s business leaders, the majority of the American people, almost the entire scientific community, and 200 nations around the world who agree it’s a problem and intend to […]