Thursday, September 3, 2015

Redistricting on West Chester's radar


If you're still shaking your head about the 2012 redistricting - a map that splintered communities and drew the ire of the state Supreme Court - a non-partisan forum on April 21 in West Chester promises a thorough analysis.

Redistricting on West Chester's radar

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If you're still shaking your head about the 2012 redistricting - a map that splintered communities and drew the ire of the state Supreme Court - a non-partisan forum on April 21 in West Chester  promises a thorough analysis. Speakers will include Amanda Holt, author of the plan praised by the state high court; Sam Stretton, attorney for the West Chester and Phoenixville appeal of the redistricting; and Tim Potts, a political analyst and co-founder of Democracy  Rising Pennsylvania. The event, which will be moderated by  West Chester Mayor Carolyn Comitta and Holly Brown, Borough Council president, will be held at 10 a.m. at  West Chester Borough Hall, 401 E. Gay St. in West Chester.  

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Aubrey Whelan covers Chester County for the Inquirer. A native of a Philadelphia suburb so small it doesn't have a zip code, she grew up reading the Inquirer and was thrilled to take a job there in fall 2012. Previously, she covered crime, courts and D.C.'s Occupy movement for the Washington Examiner. Aubrey graduated from Penn State in 2011, where she worked for the award-winning campus newspaper and majored in journalism and French. Contact her at 215-495-5855 or awhelan@philly.com. You can also follow her on Twitter at twitter.com/aubreyjwhelan.

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