Maxwell announces run for 74th seat

Josh Maxwell Josh Maxwell of Downingtown announced Thursday that he will seek election as the State Representative for Pennsylvania’s 74th district. Maxwell, who serves as Mayor of Downingtown, has run previously for the position, losing to State Rep. Harry Lewis Jr., who announced his plan to retire late last year.

Pryor announces local endorsement for 74th District race

Frank Pryor State Representative candidate Frank Pryor received local endorsements today from East Fallowfield Township Supervisors Wilson Lambert Jr. and Joseph Heffern for his pursuit of the 74th House District seat. South Coatesville Borough Councilman Kenneth Bond and Councilwoman Renee Carey have thrown their support behind Pryor as well. Mr. Pryor announced his candidacy last fall and has...

Williams announces bid for 74th District

Dr. Dan K. Williams and supporters — including state Sen. Andy Dinniman — celebrate his campaign announcement. COATESVILLE — Two months ago Dr. Dan K. Williams, Pastor of New Life in Christ Fellowship in Coatesville, served as Pennsylvania Senate Chaplain for the day. He was praised by state Sen. Andy Dinniman for “offering an insightful and inspirational message of unity to the legislature.” Saturday,...

Little-Turner announces bid for 74th District

Amber Little-Turner COATESVILLE – Amber Little-Turner announced her intention to run for state representative in the 74th legislative district. Little-Turner has worked for State Rep. Harry Lewis, Jr. in his local legislative office for the last four years and made her decision to run to replace Lewis after he announced in December that he will retire at the end of his 2017-2018 term. She...

158th District Q&A: Chris Ross

This is the second of a series of question and answer interviews focusing on candidates for State Representative. The Times did not edit, alter or in any way change the responses. We do this to give the candidates a chance for an unfiltered opportunity to make their case to our readers. As always, we welcome your input. Chris Ross 1. Why are you running? I am looking forward to taking care of some...

158th District Q&A: Susan Rzucidlo

This is the second of a series of question and answer interviews focusing on candidates for State Representative. The Times did not edit, alter or in any way change the responses. We do this to give the candidates a chance for an unfiltered opportunity to make their case to our readers. As always, we welcome your input. Susan Rzucidlo 1.  Why are you running? I am running for public office because...

Letter: Ross should not be on 158th ballot

To The Editor: I am writing out of concern for developments in the campaign for the 158th Legislative District of the State Legislature and in support of Susan Rzucidlo. While I find the circumstances regarding the Cuyler Walker matter sad and disturbing, the underlying facts leading to his withdrawal from the election are not here up for discussion. However, it is exceedingly disturbing that...

The Times endorsements 2014: State Representative

Today, The Times, continues our formal endorsements of candidates, with six state Representative races today. We did not choose to make endorsements in every state house district in the county, in part as they are not primary coverage areas as yet, or we did not feel an endorsement was appropriate. Our endorsements started yesterday with Congressional candidates and wraps up with state Senate...

Ross gets official GOP nod for 158th

Democrats cry foul, demand answers over Walker’s withdrawal By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times State Rep. Chris Ross (R-158). It’s official: State Rep. Chris Ross will replace Cuyler Walker on the ballot as the Republican nominee for State Representative in the 158th District, after a formal voter of county committee members Sunday night — even as county Democrats continue to cry foul...

Letter: Former student urges support for Lewis

To The Editor, I’m writing to urge everyone in the 74th District to vote for Harry Lewis for State Representative on Tuesday, Nov. 4th.  I am blessed to say that Mr. Lewis, or “Mr. Lew” as we called him in High School, played a big role in my life and personal development. I first met Mr. Lewis during my freshman year at Coatesville Area High School, when I decided to run track.  In addition...