Republican Committee of Chester County

Endorsed Candidates for 2019

Contact: Executive Director, Thomas Donohue

Republican Committee of Chester County Endorses Countywide and Magisterial District Court Candidates for 2019

Pictured left to right, front row: Terri Clark, Michlle Kichline, Andrea Cardamone, Amber Little-Turner. Back row: Jim Fitzgerald, Matt Holliday, Rick Loughery, Chuck Gaza, Tom Hogan, Terence Farrell

WEST CHESTER – Last night, members of the Republican Committee of Chester County (RCCC) met at Peirce Middle School for the purposes of endorsing candidates for the 2019 elections.

The RCCC voted unanimously to endorse the following candidates:

• Chester County Commissioner- Terence Farrell
• Chester County Commissioner- Michelle Kichline
• Chester County Court of Common Pleas (Retention)- Judge William Mahon
• Chester County District Attorney- Tom Hogan
• Chester County Register of Wills- Terri Clark
• Chester County Prothonotary- Matt Holliday
• Chester County Recorder of Deeds- Amber Little-Turner
• Magisterial District Court 15-2-01- Hans Klotzbach
• Magisterial District Court 15-2-03- P.J. Redmond
• Magisterial District Court 15-3-07- Judge Nancy Gill

In the race for Chester County Sheriff, Jim Fitzgerald received the endorsement with 222 votes on the first ballot.

For the first position of Chester County Court of Common Pleas Judge, Andrea Cardamone was endorsed on the third ballot with a total of 222 votes.

In the second position for Chester County Court of Common Please Judge, Chuck Gaza was endorsed on the second ballot with a total of 196 votes.

“I am proud of the Republican Committee of Chester County’s endorsements. Our candidates represent diverse interests and bring a wealth of experience to county government, said Chester County Republican Committee Chairman Rick Loughery. “Chester County is the best place to live, work, raise a family, and retire, and this is not accidental. Republican leadership has made Chester County the envy of Pennsylvania and our team of candidates have the ideas and vision to take Chester County into the future” continued Chairman Loughery.

“The Republican Committee of Chester County is committed to continuing the legacy of excellent leadership on behalf of all Chester County residents and we are very pleased to endorse an outstanding and talented slate of highly qualified candidates,” said Loughery.

With 326 members present in person or by proxy, candidates needed 60% of the vote (196 votes) to receive the endorsement of the RCCC.

The endorsed Republican candidates will next seek to win the Party’s nomination on Primary Election Day, Tuesday, May 21, 2018.