West Chester 3rd Ward council seat filled

By Adam Farence, Daily Local News, 11/09/16

WEST CHESTER >> Democrat Michael R. Galey won re-election to the West Chester Borough Council Tuesday after defeating Republican Carl Mancini in a contest to represent the borough’s 3rd Ward.

The final count puts Galey at 752 votes and Mancini at 410, according to election results released by the county. All results are unofficial until certified by the county’s Board of Elections.

“I’m honored to continue my representation of the 3rd Ward,” Galey said in a phone call Wednesday.

Borough council members serve four-year terms, and are eligible for re-election once. Galey’s term will expire in 2020. The 3rd Ward is in the southwestern section of the borough, and voting took place at the Reformed Presbyterian Church at 312 W. Union St….

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New polling places in WC 3 and 5

Due to the unavailability of Wayne Hall, where ward 5 has been voting, Voter Services has received court approval for these changes beginning with the Nov. 4 election:

835 / West Chester 3
From: Lawrence Hall, West Chester University, 705 South New Street, West Chester, PA
To: Reformed Presbyterian Church, 312 W. Union St., West Chester, PA

846 / West Chester 5
From: Wayne Hall, West Chester University, 125 W. Rosedale Ave, Back Lobby, West Chester, PA
To: Lawrence Hall, West Chester University, 705 South New Street, West Chester, PA

This means that both precincts now vote at locations in their own precincts.

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