Primary election turnout May 2017

Dem voters in the Borough turned out on May 16 at a 20% rate. Sure, we’d like 100%, but 20% is the highest anyone can recall for an “off-year” primary election. The trend began by 2013, when D turnout increased 5% over 2011. In 2015, D turnout gained 48% over 2013. And in 2017, about […]

Dianne Herrin wins mayoral primary

from WCDem chair Stephanie Markstein: Congratulations to Dianne on her primary win! She did an outstanding job and should be commended on her efforts. Let it also be said that the Democratic Party in West Chester had three hard-working candidates. Thanks to Cassandra Jones and Kyle Hudson for their contributions of integrity and effort in […]

West Chester’s Bruno faces primary challenge from Binder

[n.b. This MDJ race will be on the 5/16/17 primary ballot in WC wards 3, 6, and 7 as well as in East and West Bradford. Candidates can cross-file, and thus both candidates will be on the D and R ballots. For more on the endorsed Democrat, Bret Binder, see OUR CANDIDATES at CCDC.] By […]

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 […]

2017 Candidates on your May 16 West Chester Democratic Ballot

For statewide (judges), countywide (row offices), and Magisterial District Judge candidates, see CCDC. Borough Wards 3, 6, and 7 include the Dem candidate for Magisterial District Judge, Bret Binder (Facebook here). Note that MDJ candidates can crossfile; thus Bret’s opponent, a Republican, is on the Dem ballot. Wards 1, 2, 4, and 5 have no […]