Bingham elected as new chair of Chesco’s Democrats

Outgoing Chester County Democratic Committee Chair hands off the gavel to newly elected Chair Dick Bingham, Wednesday night. WESTTOWN —  Dick Bingham of East Marlborough outpolled Lani Frank Wednesday night to become the new Chair of the Chester County Democratic Committee (CCDC) with the goal of turning the county “blue” on November 6 and beyond, despite a 15,000 Republican voter registration...

Bingham seeks to lead Chesco’s Democrats

Dick Bingham (left) and Marsha Peltz (right) are running to lead the Chester County Democratic Committee. A PhD in Organic Chemistry with years of community service, Dick Bingham is one of two candidates vying to lead Chester County Democrats through the 2018 Midterms and into the Blue Wave of the next four years. Bingham, a retired DuPont chemist Kennett Square and Chair of the Chester County Democratic...

Frank formally announces bid to lead Chesco’s Democrats

Lani Frank, front, is running for chair of the Chester County Democratic Committee, flanked by running mates Bill Phifer, who is running for Vice Chair, and Nick Allen, who is running for secretary. Chester County Democratic Committee Vice Chair Lani Frank, announced her candidacy Sunday for the office of CCDC Chair, vowing to bring a spirit of collaboration and strong leadership to Chester County...

Frank to run for county Democrats’ chair

Lani Frank Lani Frank, Vice Chair of the Chester County Democratic Committee (CCDC), announces her candidacy for CCDC Chair. The election, to be held in June, will be decided by Chester County Democratic committee people. A 19-year resident of Chester County, Frank became politically engaged after the controversial 2000 presidential election result in favor of Bush over Gore.

McGinnis won’t seek second term leading county’s Democrats

Brian McGinnis As a dedicated New England Patriots’ fan, Brian McGinnis probably won’t like being compared to Pats’ nemesis Peyton Manning. But McGinnis pulled a Manning (the quarterback who famously won the Super Bowl and then retired), this past week, announcing that he would go out on top, and not seek another term as chair of the Chester County Democratic Committee. Under McGinnis,...

Chester Co. Dems back Cozzone, Houlahan

After historic electoral wins in 2017, close to 300 Chester County Democratic leaders enthusiastically gathered at Stetson Middle School last night for the annual Nominating Convention. Chester County Democratic Committee Chair Brian McGinnis opened the convention with a recap of the many victories – from PA Supreme Court judges to four County Row Offices — earned over the last two years as...

Home Sweet Home: Chesco Dems buy long-time office

CCDC Secretary David Rhoads, Executive Committee Member Jim Salvas, Vice Chair Lani Frank, Chair Brian J. McGinnis, Treasurer Lisa Longo. WEST CHESTER — For decades, the Chester County Democratic Committee longed to buy a permanent home — and now they don’t even have to pack up to get it done. The county committee announced Saturday that it had reached agreement to purchase its long-time...

Gov. Wolf fires up county Democrats

Gov. Tom Wolf addresses the Chester County Democratic Committee Annual Dinner — in front of a packed house of more than 325 people, Sunday night. Photo: Jim Salvas. COATESVILLE — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf addressed a packed Coatesville Country Club Sunday night, asking the 325 Chester County Democrats in attendance to do more than just resist the current Republican attacks on human rights related...

Hundreds (or more) from Chester Co. participate in marches

From Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia to West Chester, local voices heard By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Just a handful of the attendees in Washington D.C. who rode buses from the Kennett Area Democrats, who brought more than 200 residents to the nation’s capital, Saturday. Hundreds, possibly thousands, of Chester County residents participated in Saturday’s Women’s March — which morphed...

Tony Goldwyn to headline Democratic dinner, Sept. 25

Tony Goldwyn Tony Goldwyn, who currently stars as US President Fitzgerald Grant III in the ABC drama series Scandal has been announced as the Chester County Democratic Committee’s Keynote Speaker at their September 25 Fall Banquet at The Ballroom at the Westside in West Chester. Anthony Howard “Tony” Goldwyn is an American actor, producer, director and political activist. A presenter...