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 […]

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, […]