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CHESTER COUNTY GOP selects Ross to replace Walker in 158th District race KENNETT SQUARE State Rep. Chris Ross (R., Chester) will run for a 10th term to represent the 158th District in November, replacing a candidate who withdrew from the race last week.
Under a proposed settlement with the state, 27 same-sex couples who wed in the summer of 2013 would be recognized as married, but their legal anniversaries would move to May 20, 2014.
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A security official in the Philadelphia suburbs tried to have two activists taken into custody for passing out leaflets on a public sidewalk in front of the county courthouse, but police refused, saying the men had every right to be there.
A lunchtime rally at the Delaware County Courthouse on Monday was billed as a fight for increasing the minimum wage, but it took on the character of a Democratic campaign rally, with not a single low-wage earner in sight.
The Pennsylvania House Democratic Campaign Committee charged Sunday that Chester County Republican Cuyler Walker, who last week pulled out of the race for the state legislature, was facing a law enforcement investigation.
Gun-owners' group donates funds and foot soldiers to GOP aspirant for Congress.
WEST CHESTER It didn't affect the outcomes, and officials promise the problem will be fixed by next month's election, but 127 Phoenixville voters ended up casting votes in the wrong legislative race in the May primary, the county Board of Elections said Tuesday.
WEST CHESTER State Sen. Andy Dinniman (D., Chester) introduced a bill last week that would keep a political party from taking over county election boards.
CHESTER COUNTY District race flap goes to Commonwealth Court HARRISBURG Democrats have asked Commonwealth Court not to allow State Rep. Chris Ross (R., Chester) to replace a candidate who withdrew from the 158th District race weeks before November's election.
BucksInq: On Tuesday, Bucks County Democratic House candidate Kevin Strouse will debut a new television ad, according to his campaign.
Democrat John Kane and Republican Tom McGarrigle wrangle over an open state Senate seat in Delco's 26th District.
MEDIA, Pa. (AP) - A former suburban Philadelphia councilman who acknowledged having stolen almost $3 million for gambling has been sentenced to 50 to 132 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution.
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A security official in the Philadelphia suburbs tried to have two activists taken into custody for passing out leaflets on a public sidewalk in front of the county courthouse, but police refused, saying the men had every right to be there.
Ahead of November's election, Bucks County has relocated two of its polling places, one in Tullytown and one in Doylestown Borough.
BucksInq: At the first of three scheduled debates between U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R., Pa.) and Democratic challenger Kevin Strouse, the two used an hour of radio airtime Wednesday to stake out positions on issues like healthcare, economic development, and foreign policy.
The questions from the audience were broad and unscripted, hitting topics like abortion rights, climate change, college tuition, and foreign policy.
A lunchtime rally at the Delaware County Courthouse on Monday was billed as a fight for increasing the minimum wage, but it took on the character of a Democratic campaign rally, with not a single low-wage earner in sight.
CHESTER COUNTY GOP selects Ross to replace Walker in 158th District race KENNETT SQUARE State Rep. Chris Ross (R., Chester) will run for a 10th term to represent the 158th District in November, replacing a candidate who withdrew from the race last week.
Under a proposed settlement with the state, 27 same-sex couples who wed in the summer of 2013 would be recognized as married, but their legal anniversaries would move to May 20, 2014.
The Pennsylvania House Democratic Campaign Committee charged Sunday that Chester County Republican Cuyler Walker, who last week pulled out of the race for the state legislature, was facing a law enforcement investigation.