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Democrats summon former Gov. Rendell to campaign trail as Election Day nears

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:55am -- jevans

By John Kopp, Delaware County Daily Times

RIDLEY TOWNSHIP - Their campaign literature has been in the mail for weeks while their television advertisements have hit airwaves.

Yet, a pair of Democrats welcomed one of their party’s most prominent members into the campaign fray this week as they entered the homestretch to the Nov. 4 general election.

Democrats maintain lead over Republicans among Delco’s registered voters

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:51am -- jevans

By John Kopp, Delaware County Daily Times

The Delaware County Democratic Party has heralded its newfound, county-wide voter registration advantage, but the party must overcome Republican majorities within a pair of hotly-contested, open seat races.

Registered Republicans outnumber Democrats by 12,954 voters in the 26th Senatorial District, according to figures from the voter registration offices in Chester and Delaware counties. The GOP holds a 4,184 voter advantage in the 163rd Legislative District.

Candidate Spotlight: Chuck Hadley

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:25am -- jevans
Chuck Hadley spotlight

Chuck Hadley is a husband, a father of three, and a successful business leader from Radnor. As someone who helped create thousands of jobs across America and turn innovative companies and products into successful businesses, he knows that Pennsylvania needs good schools, good infrastructure, and lower property taxes to build a better future. Under Gov. Corbett and Rep. Bill Adolph – who wrote the disastrous Corbett budgets – we’ve been going in the wrong direction.

Campaign battles heat up as election approaches

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:36am -- jevans

By John Kopp, Delaware County Daily Times

Democrats issued a series of political gripes this week, criticizing a pair of Republican television ads and questioning the use of an Upper Darby Township mailer.

The House Democratic Campaign Committee demanded its Republican counterpart pull a television ad criticizing state House candidate Leanne Krueger-Braneky, arguing the ad is fundamentally untrue.

Hadley accuses Adolph of snubbing debate request

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:21pm -- jevans

By Tim Logue, Delaware County Daily Times

Democrat Chuck Hadley continued to take swings at state Rep. Bill Adolph Tuesday for not answering his written request to participate in a candidates debate in the 165th Legislative District.

Only this time the jabs were delivered from the parking lot of Adolph’s district office on Sproul Road.

“All I can figure is that my letter got lost in the mail so I’m here today to deliver it in person,” Hadley said while holding up an envelope he later handed to an Adolph staffer.

Candidate Spotlight: Whitney Hoffman

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:45pm -- jevans

A mother, attorney, activist, and volunteer, Whitney Hoffman believes that government should work smarter and more efficiently for residents - that’s why she is running for state representative in the 160th district in Delaware and Chester Counties.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Dickinson School of Law of Penn State, Whitney and her husband moved to the area in 2004. Currently, Whitney is the CEO of Hoffman Digital Media where she works with businesses and organizations to help them hone and develop their digital media strategy. 

Wolf visits Chester's STEM High School, promises better state funding for education

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:19am -- jevans

By John Kopp, Delaware County Daily Times

Thursday, September 18, 2014

CHESTER — Tom Wolf sat amid a group of 15 Chester Upland students Thursday morning, inquiring about their experience at the school district’s STEM High School.

One student told Wolf she has received a good education, but that Chester Upland could do more with greater financial resources.

“Did the administrators put you up to saying that?” joked Wolf, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate.

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