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 […]

Mayor and Borough Council sworn in

West Chester’s new Mayor Dianne Herrin and Borough Council members at their swearing-in ceremony on Jan. 2. We are proud to say that all of these public servants are Democrats and six out of eight are current or former members of the West Chester Democratic Committee. Photo by Jim Salvas. See also Bill Rettew, “Dianne […]

Congratulations to our candidates!

From chesco.org unofficial results for 11/7/17. MAYOR WEST CHESTER BOROUGH VOTE FOR NOT MORE THAN 1 DIANNE HERRIN (DEM) . . . . . . . 2,192 72.41 TOMMY CICCARONE JR (REP) . . . . . 819 27.06 WRITE-IN. . . . . . . . . . . 16 .53 MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT JUDGE […]

Dianne Herrin elected mayor of West Chester

By Bill Rettew Jr., Daily Local News, 11/07/17 WEST CHESTER >> Energy efficiency consultant Dianne Herrin overwhelmingly defeated Realtor Tommy Ciccarone Jr. in Tuesday’s election and will become the borough’s next mayor. With all but one precinct counted, Herrin, a Democrat, collected 1,863 votes, or 72 percent of the vote, while Republican Ciccarone finished with […]

Herrin for Mayor’s Borough Briefs: Tomorrow is Election Day!

Tomorrow is election day, and I’d like to take this opportunity to tell you why I hope you will vote Herrin for Mayor! My campaign manager, a WCU senior majoring in political science, and I have knocked 1,000 doors since we started this campaign in January. We have experienced firsthand our diverse community. We have […]

Op/Ed: Vote No on Tuesday

Read all you need to know about why to vote NO on the ballot question on the back of Tuesday’s ballot, in an op-ed by Lisa Longo, Member, the Phoenixville School Board and Nathaniel Smith, Columnist, The Times at The Times of Chester County, Nov 6th, 2017

Who’s on the ballot?

See candidates here. Democrats should receive a handout before Tuesday with recommended votes and other information. The West Chester Democratic Committee urges you to vote Straight Dem on the front and then on the back NO on the ballot question and YES to retain Judge Todd. Please also check for any updates with your committeeperson […]

Bret Binder

Interview with Bret Binder

by Nathaniel Smith, Politics: A View from West Chester, 11/1/17 I had a chance last week to interview Bret Binder, an East Bradford attorney who is running for the position of Magisterial District Judge in West Bradford, East Bradford, and West Chester wards 3, 6, and 7. Why are you running for MDJ? Too many […]

Help Save the Historic Tax Credit

from Herrin for Mayor’s BOROUGH BRIEFS, October 31, 2017 Arguably, the UPTOWN! Knauer Performing Arts Center would not have been possible without the federal Historic Tax Credit (HTC). It’s the most significant investment the federal government makes toward preserving historic buildings, and it was a key financial incentive for investors who helped make UPTOWN! possible […]