Historic changes for County Commissioners, District Attorney, Sheriff and Row Offices
as Maxwell, Moskowitz, Ryan, Maddox & Fellow Democrats Sweep The Polls

West Chester, PA (November 5, 2019) — Remember, remember the 5th of November. Voters gave a democratic majority to county leadership for the first time in Chester County history.

Final returns show solid wins to both Josh Maxwell of Downingtown and Marian Moskowitz of Tredyffrin for the three-member Board of Commissioners, the chief governing body of Chester County.

Deb Ryan and Fredda Maddox make history as the first Democratic women to be elected District Attorney and Sheriff. Debbie Bookman as Prothonotary, Chris Pielli as Recorder of Deeds and Michele Vaughn as Register of Wills complete the sweep of Chester County row offices for the Democrats. Analisa Sondergaard and Bret Binder move from their Magisterial District Judge seats to the Court of Common Pleas.

Unofficial victory margins ranged from 2% for the Commissioner and Judicial races to 9% for the District Attorney race:

Commissioner (2)
68,914 Maxwell
70,842 Moskowitz
62,287 Farrell
63,776 Kichline

Common Pleas Judge (2)
68,907 Binder
74,441 Sondergaard
63,617 Cardamone
58,735 Gaza

District Attorney
76,251 Ryan
62,958 Noone

73,072 Maddox
65,837 Fitzgerald

Register of Wills
74,171 Vaughn
64,175 Clark

Recorder of Deeds
73,517 Pielli
64,799 Little-Turner

72,282 Bookman
65,286 Holliday

See more information on all of the winning candidates here.

In the photo: 2020 Chester County Leadership (l. to r.) Bret Binder, Fredda Maddox, Chris Pielli, Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell, Michele Vaughn, Deb Ryan, Debbie Bookman and Analisa Sondergaard

The Chester County Democratic Committee believes in Freedom, Fairness and Opportunity for all Americans regardless of what they believe, who they are, or where they came from.

“Democracy is not a state. It is an act, and each generation must do its part.”

-- Sen. John Lewis

Chester County Democratic Committee

37 South High St., West Chester, PA 19382

(610) 692-5811 • [email protected]

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