Rovito top vote getter in Court of Common Pleas race

Alita Rovito The Chester County primary results are in and Alita Rovito, candidate for Judge on the Court of Common Pleas, carried the day. The numbers tell the story. Rovito received 44% of the vote putting her far ahead of the pack in an extremely competitive five-way Democratic primary.  “Alita’s background in family court resonated with voters,” said Charlotte Valyo, Alita Rovito’s...

Primary Election 2021 results: Rovito, Verwey to take on Mincarelli, Redmond for Court of Common Pleas in Nov.

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times @mikemcgannpa After a minor counting delay, Chester County Voter Services has been able to post unofficial results from Tuesday’s Municipal Primary election — there was a minor software glitch that delayed the counting of some mail in ballots, which was largely resolved — about 500 ballots remained to be counted as of Friday morning. Between mail and in person...

Letter: A vote for Lou Mincarelli

To the Editor, On May 18th, Republicans and Democrats will go to the polls for the primary election. I urge members of both parties to vote for Lou Mincarelli for the Chester County Court of Common Pleas. Yes, you read that correctly. Since judges must be fair and neutral, they may file for both parties’ primaries, so long as they find several hundred voters in each party to vouch for them. Lou...

Candidate Q&A: Allison Bell Royer, candidate Court of Common Pleas

EDITOR’S NOTE — The Times asked the 2015 candidates for Chester County county-wide office to answer a serious of questions relative to their campaign and office, as well as their personal background. Wanting to give each candidate a direct, unfiltered, option to communicate with the voters, these responses are not edited nor abridged in any way. By Allision Bell Royer, Candidate, Chester County...

Royer gets Common Pleas nod from GOP

DiGiorgio stresses unity, DA Hogan promises to ‘crush’ opponent By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Allison Bell Royer thanks members of the Chester County Republican Committee following her endorsement for Judge of the Court of Common Pleas Thursday night as committee solicitor Joel Frank and party Chair Val DiGiorgio look on. WESTTOWN — Although there were early concerns that a couple...

Pileggi to seek Delco judgeship

Would quit state Senate if elected to Court of Common Pleas State Sen. Dominic Pileggi Sen. Dominic Pileggi, the former Senate Majority Leader, who represents the 9th Senate District which includes much of southern Chester County Chester Counties, announced Friday he plans to run for a vacancy on the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas. Pileggi, the former mayor of Chester, has served in the...

Cody elected as new Chesco presiding judge

Jacqueline Carroll Cody WEST CHESTER — The Court of Common Pleas of Chester County is announced Thursday that it had elected Judge Jacqueline C. Cody as the new President Judge. Her term will commence on January 5, 2015 and run for a period of five years.  Cody will take over from James P. MacElree II, who is finishing his term as President Judge that began on January 4, 2010. Cody is a long-time...

Carmody gets GOP judicial nod, as party stresses ‘unity’

MacQueen wins only other contested race for County Controller Patrick Carmody offers thanks to members of the Chester County Republican Committee, Thursday, after being endorsed for Judge, Court of Common Pleas by the party. Carmody earned the nod, Thursday night, after Allison Bell Royer withdrew citing the need for party unity. By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times WEST GOSHEN — Although it was...