2018 Mid-Term Election Results!

Congratulations to Chester County Democrats for an Outstanding 2018 Election Result! See the press release below for County level winners. Congratulations also to statewide winners: Governor Tom Wolf and new Lt. Gov. John Fetterman US Senator Bob Casey Press release from CCDC: CHRISSY HOULAHAN MAKES HISTORY AS FIRST DEMOCRAT AND WOMAN TO WIN 6th CONGRESSIONAL […]

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 […]

Rep. Comitta (D-156) proposes Pipeline Communication and Safety Board

See her video announcement “Comitta Fighting To Keep Pipelines Safe” at YouTube. Text there: Published on Jun 19, 2017 The creation of a Pipeline Communication and Safety Board is needed, as our state government struggles to keep residents up to date on pipeline construction, operation and maintenance. The Pipeline Communication and Safety Board will ensure […]

Mayor Comitta to West Chester

Tonight I submitted my resignation as Mayor of West Chester. This is a bittersweet moment, as I transition away from a position I have loved for almost 8 years. But I am not leaving you. As your State Representative, serving the 156th Legislative District, I continue to keep my focus on those of you living […]

In solidarity with the Women’s March

Mayor Comitta with young supporters of the Women’s March, at gathering of 150+ in solidarity with the marchers at the County Court House in West Chester, 1/21/17. If only national government would keep its eyes on the wise statement “History has its eyes on us”! And also, speaking after her 2006-2010 predecessor as 156th district […]

Comitta begins first term representing 156th District

Rep. Carolyn Comitta January 4, 2017 HARRISBURG, Jan. 4 – Calling it a tremendous honor, state Rep. Carolyn Comitta was sworn in yesterday to represent the 156th Legislative District in Chester County. “It’s truly humbling to be sent to Harrisburg as a representative of our district to fight for what’s best for Pennsylvania,” Comitta said. […]

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, […]