Primary election turnout May 2017

Dem voters in the Borough turned out on May 16 at a 20% rate. Sure, we’d like 100%, but 20% is the highest anyone can recall for an “off-year” primary election. The trend began by 2013, when D turnout increased 5% over 2011. In 2015, D turnout gained 48% over 2013. And in 2017, about […]

Pfizer

email from Bernie Sanders, 3/18/16 [n.b. Besides scheming to use a technicality to drop out of the US tax system, Pfizer has also refused to meet its legal obligations, in its role as Wyeth’s successor, to the Borough of West Chester, and has gone to court, at great cost to Borough taxpayers, to stop paying […]

Chester County Leadership: Mayor Carolyn Comitta

By Ken Knickerbocker, VISTA Today, January 21, 2016 Carolyn Comitta, Mayor of West Chester, speaks to VISTA today about growing up in West Chester and moving to West Bradford when she was thirteen, transferring to West Chester College after her freshman year at Muhlenberg, the influence Bill Scott and Madeleine Wing Adler had on her […]

Joe Sestak Walks Across Chester County on his way to Ohio!

Admiral Joe Sestak comes to Chester County! “You may have heard by now that I have officially kicked off my campaign for the U.S. Senate by beginning my 422-mile walk across Pennsylvania, from New Jersey to the Ohio border. I’m doing this because I believe, as Scout recalls in To Kill a Mockingbird, You never […]