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 […]

History repeats in the 156th!

History repeats in the 156th! In 2006: Barbara McIlvaine Smith 11,616, Shannon Royer 11,588 – winning margin of 28. In 2016: Carolyn Comitta 18,261, Dan Truitt 18,236 – winning margin of 25. It’s nice to be in one of the state’s few remaining swing districts, where candidates campaign vigorously, voters pay attention, and the result […]

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, […]

156th district update: looks good!

After the election, it appeared that Carolyn was behind by a small margin. Now that the usual collection of ballots not included in the official results, notably those coming in from overseas voters, have been counted, we hear that she is leading by 18 votes! Yes, every vote counts. There will be a hearing 12/1 […]

Comitta Campaign Update

Some of you may have heard a rumor, about the status of the race in the 156th District. We are pleased to report that we have an unexpected update to the outcome. On Election Day, Carolyn’s votes were 78 fewer than her opponent. There were some ballots cast which we knew had not been counted, […]

West Chester 3rd Ward council seat filled

By Adam Farence, Daily Local News, 11/09/16 WEST CHESTER >> Democrat Michael R. Galey won re-election to the West Chester Borough Council Tuesday after defeating Republican Carl Mancini in a contest to represent the borough’s 3rd Ward. The final count puts Galey at 752 votes and Mancini at 410, according to election results released by […]