2018 ELECTION WINNERS
On All Chester County Ballots
The following Democratic candidates for state or federal offices appeared on all ballots in Chester County.
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Chrissy Houlahan is an Air Force veteran, business leader, and educator. She is endorsed by Vice President Joe Biden. N.b. Mary Gay Scanlon won the special election to represent the “old” District 7 (which includes parts of Chester County) from November to January, but then will represent the “new” district 5 (which does not include any of Chester County).
John Fetterman is a progressive voice for working people on issues like inequality, racial justice, and ending the failed war on drugs.
Tom Wolf is a York native, father, business owner and baseball fan. Tom is fighting for better schools, jobs, and government.
Bob Casey was raised to believe that “all public service is a trust, given in faith and accepted in honor,” and he has brought that to every office he has held, including Pennsylvania Auditor General, State Treasurer, and U.S. Senator.
State House Districts
Chester County has many PA State House districts. Refer to the map below to see in which district you live, or visit this website to enter your address and discover your reps. These seats are up for election every two years. The Nov. 2018 winners for these districts are listed below. Candidates Sue Walker, Pam Hacker, and Anton Andrew ran very strong races in districts 13, 26 and 160, but unfortunately those seats did not come into Dem hands this time.
Kristine Howard is a mother and Rutgers Law School grad currently working in child protective services. She seeks to improve state programs for education, healthcare and career opportunities for all, including two-income families and single women. She has recently been endorsed by President Barack Obama.
Chris Sappey worked for PA representatives Barb McIlvaine Smith and Carolyn Comitta and PA Senator Andy Dinniman for a total of 12 years.
Melissa Shusterman is a mom, a wife, a businesswoman, and a Schuylkill Township resident.
Carolyn Comitta is a two-term Mayor of West Chester, an educator, and the current PA House Representative for District 156. Carolyn is endorsed by President Barack Obama.
Danielle Friel Otten is a mother, a businesswoman, and a community leader.
Dan Williams has been the Senior Pastor of New Life in Christ Fellowship Church in Coatesville for 27 years.
State Senate Districts
Chester County has 4 PA State Senate districts. Refer to the map below to see in which district you live, or visit this website to enter your address and discover your reps. Senators are elected for four year terms, staggered every two years, so that half of the seats are contested at each election. Two districts were up for election in 2018 and the Dem candidates won both.
Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective.
~ Martin Luther King Jr.
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