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 […]

League of Woman Voters roundtable touches on lack of voting

by Candice Monhollan, Daily Local News, 1/20/16 WEST CHESTER >> If the 15 people gathered in the West Chester Borough Council chambers left with one message Monday morning, it was that a person’s vote is their voice and it’s imperative to make sure people realize that and take advantage in the upcoming and future elections. […]

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 […]

Think and ask before you vote

Letter from Suzanne Adams, Daily Local News, 5/19/15 As the primary elections approach and we must choose not between red and blue but between people of similar political persuasion, it’s useful to think more deeply about what makes a good leader. Democracy is a precious thing and democratic leadership requires that one bear the burden […]

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 […]

The Best Lady GOTV Video of 2012

The Atlantic Oct 23 2012, 4:24 PM ET The Best Lady GOTV Video of 2012, Starring Lena Dunham and Lesley Gore By Garance Franke-Ruta A bunch of gorgeous young women revive an old message: “You Don’t Own Me.” If you followed the amazing outpouring of citizen-generated political content during the 2008 presidential contest, 2012 has […]

Can YOU Vote this November?!

I said, Can YOU Vote this November?! Yes, you can if you registered to vote by October 9, 2012. What identification do I need to vote? Unless the PA Supreme Court says otherwise, the October 2nd Commonwealth Court decision means that voters who have voted before in the same precinct do not need ID. Voters […]