2018 Borough Primary Election Results

Congratulations to all 2018 primary winners! All candidates deserve credit for running strong races and their dedication to advancing Democratic principles. The winners now become the official CCDC candidates for the general election (except that committeepersons now take office). Once again, Chesco is a swing county and Pennsylvania a swing state. So there are 6 […]

VOTE Tuesday, May 15, 2018! Get your SAMPLE BALLOTS HERE!

Make voting easier on yourself.  Get familiar with this SAMPLE GENERIC BALLOT FOR WEST CHESTER. The Chester County Democratic Committee (CCDC) endorses the candidates marked with black ovals. Consult your precinct committeepersons for information about State and WC Democratic Committee candidates. To answer questions, Democratic committeepersons are working the polls all day; they are there […]

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.” So, this is what your vote means — why each vote counts… 2000, WC Borough Council President, […]

Vice Chairman’s Take on Vietnam 50 Years Ago Today

Fifty years ago today, I shipped from Jacksonville aboard the USS Boxer with others from the 1st Air Cavalry Division, bound for Vietnam via the Suez Canal. We were the first full division sent to the war. Please hold off on what has become the obligatory “thank you for your service” comment. As I look […]

Cassandra with FLOTUS (Michelle Obama!)

“I had the most amazing experiences last week in DC. Mayors Against Illegal Guns was invited to a congressional hearing, to a White House briefing and then to a watch party for the Presidents’ State of the Union speech. So fulfilling to be a part of these national conversations on violence among our youth in […]

President Obama’s VICTORY Speech

That’s why we do this. That’s what politics can be. That’s why elections matter. It’s not small, it’s big. It’s important. Democracy in a nation of 300 million can be noisy and messy and complicated. We have our own opinions. Each of us has deeply held beliefs. And when we go through tough times, when […]