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 […]

WC board made the right call on tax hike

editorial, Daily Local News, 4/29/15 The West Chester Area School District School Board voted to approve its 2015-2016 budget that includes a tax increase of 1.9 percent. Now before anyone starts to yell or scream it should be noted that the average dollar amount increase is about the price of any couple having a nice […]

WCASD voting regions

West Chester and most of West Goshen comprise region 1. Download the School Board’s 7/28/14 resolution, map and population data here: WCASD voting districts & map. For more info see WCASD.

State Supreme Court rules for West Chester school district

By Kelly Lyons, Daily Local News, 10/01/14 West Goshen >> After a six-year-long battle between the West Chester Area School District and the Friends of Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court determined it was unconstitutional to require the school district to refund Friends its property taxes paid from 2008 through 2010 in a […]

New 3-Region Voting Plan Passed by WC Area School Board

Despite some conservative opposition, a new 3-region voting plan passed tonight by the West Chester Area School Board (WCASB). With one director absent, the final vote is 6-2 in favor of the map below. The Borough of West Chester (purple) is in the new Region 1, along with most of West Goshen. If approved by […]

West Chester picks new school board member

By Kendal Gapinski, Daily Local News, 6/17/14 WEST GOSHEN — The West Chester Area School Board voted unanimously Monday night to fill its vacant seat with longtime school district resident and previous school board hopeful Gary Bevilacqua. Bevilacqua will fill the seat of Linda Raileanu, who resigned at last month’s school board meeting because she […]

West Chester OKs change in school board elections

By Kendal Gapinski, Daily Local News, 04/29/14 WEST GOSHEN — West Chester Area School District officials voted Monday to change the way board members are elected, from at-large to three regions. The board voted to approve the measure at its business meeting Monday in a 6-3 vote, with Maureen Snook, Linda Raileanu and Vince Murphy […]

West Chester school board fills vacancy

By Jeremy Gerrard, Daily Local News, 12/17/13 WESTTOWN — The search to fill the vacancy on the West Chester Area School Board ended Monday evening as East Bradford resident Bret Binder was voted as the ninth and final school director. The board was left short one member in early November after board member Karen Miller […]

Democratic gubernatorial debate slated

By Jeremy Gerrard, Daily Local News, 10/29/13 WEST CHESTER – Three gubernatorial candidates seeking the Democratic nomination and a chance to oust incumbent Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett will face off in a debate at West Chester University Wednesday evening. Candidates John Hanger, Jo Ellen Litz and Max Myers accepted invitations to attend the debate. So […]