Thursday, January 10, 2013
David Heckler touted his office's record of solving all but one homicide since he took office in 2010.
Election season has barely ended, but it looks like it's about to start up again. In a statement released to the press, Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler announced his intention to seek re-election to a second term for his office. "I cannot imagine more fulfilling work," Heckler said in the statement. "I am very proud of what we have accomplished over the last three years. I will be seeking re-election this year because my team and I have more work to do." Since taking office in 2010, Heckler and his team has solved all but one of the homicides that have occurred. The March 2012 shooting of Erick Stephens outside his apartment building in Morrisville is still under investigation. He also highlighted the national accreditation …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
State Rep. Tina Davis was re-elected in the 141st legislative district.
State Rep. Tina Davis will continue to represent voters in the 141st legistative district. According Bucks County Elections, Davis received about 72.6 percent of the votes, or 17,600 votes. Davis was challenged by Anthony Sposato, a Levittown resident and Neshaminy School Board member. Sposato received 27.4 percent of the votes, or 6,653 votes. The 141st Legislative District encompasses portions of Bristol Township, Middletown Township, Bristol Township School District and Neshaminy School District. Davis, a Bristol Township resident, was first elected in 2010 to serve the 141st Legislative District. Prior to her election, Davis served as a councilwoman in Bristol and worked as a local real estate agent, according to her website. Sposato …
Patch was around the Levittown area to see local voters.
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Monday, November 5, 2012
Shortly before Mitt Romney spoke at Shady Brook Farm, Sandra Fluke and several other key Democrats held a press conference.
Just a few miles away from where thousands of people gathered to see Mitt Romney speak, key Democrats held a press conference reiterating their stance on women’s issues at a hotel in the Langhorne section of Middletown. Kathy Boockvar, congressional candidate for the 8th district, spoke first and began by noting the Democrats and Republicans have “stark differences” for the nation. The candidate also said Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are “far from the center.” Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz, former Congressman Patrick Murphy, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards and Sandra Fluke all spoke at the press event. Fluke came to prominence in early 2012 when she spoke to congressional democrats on contraception mandates. She is a native of …
Poll workers may ask you for a valid photo ID but you are not required to present photo ID to vote in this election in Pennsylvania
Monday, November 5, 2012
Election Day is finally upon us and polls will be open in Pennsylvania from 7 a.m to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Poll workers may ask you for a valid photo ID but you are not required to present photo ID to vote in this election. If you do not provide the requested ID, you will be given information on the requirements for voting in 2013. More information including local polling places is available on these websites:
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The anti-Romney tour brought Bain employees and Big Bird to Sesame Place in Middletown to rally against Mitt Romney and Mike Fitzpatrick.
A bus filled with employees of companies owned by Bain Capital, a private equity firm founded by Mitt Romney, came to Sesame Place to hold a rally Wednesday evening. The bus met with a group of protesters from around Bucks County. The local group stiffly opposes Romney and 8th District Republican Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick. The event was organized by Pennslyvania Working Families. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our newsletter | Blog for us
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, attorney general candidate David Freed and State Representative Scott Petri highlighted important issues facing voters as Election Day looms.
If the Republican party is going to succeed nationally and statewide on Election Day on November 6, it will be through getting party members and independents out and to the polls. That was the message State Rep. Scott Petri, who serves several communities in the central part of the county, gave the members of the Northampton Township Business and Professional Association during their monthly meeting at the Spring Mill Country Club Tuesday morning. "We need to have a strong voter turnout," Petri told the audience. "We are about a million behind in our registration efforts." Even though Petri is running unopposed to keep his seat as representative of the 178th congressional district, which includes Richboro and Holland, he showed his …
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Paul Ryan has concluded his speech in West Chester. See the blog below to find out what was said and see the crowd, campaign buttons, signs and T-shirts. Because the live part of the blog is over, the blog starts at the beginning, so go to the bottom.
Republican Presidential candidate Paul Ryan spoke to thousands outside the American Helicopter Museum in West Chester Tuesday. What did you think of the speech? Share your thoughts in the comments area below.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
State Rep. Tina Davis and Bristol Township Councilman Tony Tucker host Thursday event.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
State Rep. Tina Davis, D-Bucks, will host a voter ID event at the Bristol Township Senior Center. The event takes place at 2501 Bath Road at 6 p.m. Thursday. "The voter ID law has caused a lot of confusion and concern for residents, particularly seniors," Davis said. "This free event will ensure that everyone who wants to vote is properly equipped to come November." Davis is co-hosting the event with Bristol Township Councilman Tony Tucker. Davis and Tucker will speak with residents and answer questions about the new voter ID law and its requirements. Forms needed to acquire proper identification also will be available. In March, Gov. Tom Corbett signed into law the new requirement that every voter present a valid form of photo …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Bristol Township Democratic candidates host event at Hurricane Jack's in Levittown.
Independent Democratic candidates, self-described as "The Pro Team," held a fundraiser Wednesday to kick off their campaigns for the Bristol Township Council elections in November. Nearly 50 guests were treated with a DJ, buffet trays of finger foods and an open tap at the fundraiser. Attendees were asked to donate $25 for a campaign contribution. Event coordinators also held a 50/50 raffle for participants. Current Bristol Township Councilman Bob Lewis was among those at Wednesday's event. Lewis said he officially endorses the Pro Team candidates. "I came to celebrate the (Primary Election) victory of these new candidates … whose hearts are in the right place, and are heading in the right direction," Lewis said. Attendance at the event …