Delaware County Democratic Chairman David Landau it wasn't one factor that led Democrats Kevin Madden and Brian Zidek to win county council seats over Republicans Dave White and John Perfetti and Libertarian Ed Clifford. And for the first time in the county's history, all four winners were women.
"That gets people aware and gets them motivated, but they also need something to come out and vote for", Landau said, "and so you have to put those two together and I think that's what happened in Delaware County". "This is going to be a historic night".
"It's only a 2,500 vote loss, so it's not like it was an avalanche", Reilly said. In Region III, incumbent Bill Wood earned 1,091 votes to 970 for challenger Jeffrey Casey.
In the at-large council race with three to be elected, incumbent Republican Justin Harsha led the pack with 874 votes. No Democrat has sat on the Council since 1980, when the Home Rule Charter ended the requirement for minority party representation.
The American outskirts seem to be in revolt against President Trump prior to a muscular affiliation of college enlightened voters and racial and ethnic minorities handled the Republican Party a tremendous dismissal and catapult a varied class of Democrats in the office.
In Bucks County, Bensalem Township voters reelected Republican Mayor Joseph DiGirolamo, who has held the post for 23 years.
"Current funding expires Dec. 8, and as hard as it is for Republicans and Democrats to agree on spending, they've made the situation worse by punting other difficult issues to December", Bloomberg's Anna Edgerton writes.
She said she couldn't remember the last time the Republican Party swept an election in Tolland. "The public wants us to get along and get things done". "This is supposed to be a party!" "We look forward to continue to making Delaware County a great place to live and we're going to continue to make it better". "That's what Delaware County is all about".
"Every once in a while there's a hiccup".
"I'm humbled and honored to be able to serve in this capacity representing the 3rd Ward", Culbreath said. "I will promise and pledge to you tonight that I will oversee this new government that's coming in, because we care about you more than anyone in the world, and thank you for giving us this opportunity".
Incumbent Republican Michael Doody retained his title of mayor by receiving the night's highest number of votes (1,377), but that number was almost matched by incumbent Republican Rose Marie Angeloni, who was returned to the Town Council with a total of 1,374 votes and will be sworn in as deputy mayor.
Former Vice President Joe Biden voiced a last-minute robocall for a Democratic state House candidate on Monday and later championed her Tuesday night victory as part of a "resounding defeat" for Republican candidates across the country due to the unpopularity of President Donald Trump. "To all the people at the sheriff's office and to all the deputies who supported me, it's been an honor to be your boss for this long".