Calendar of Events & Important Dates


February 14th through March 7th
Petition circulation for 2017 candidates to get on the ballot

February 15th
Chester County Democratic Committee Nomination Convention (Committeepeople or proxies only)

February 21st
Petition signing party: Home of Barb Williams, 14 Willow Pond Rd. in Malvern, 5:30pm to 9pm

February 23rd
Chester County Democratic Committee True Blue Society Special Event: an evening with Dr. Matt Kerbel, Political Science Department Chair at Villanova University, at Barnaby's in West Chester, 6-9pm. Click here to register.

February 26th
Petition signing party: Home of Mike and Kim Hynes, 113 Cratin Lane in West Chester, 1-4pm

April 2nd
Chester County Democratic Committee Spring Dinner: "Democracy, the Path Forward"; 6-9pm, Coatesville Country Club. Invited guests include Governor Tom Wolf, Senator Bob Casey, and Lt. Governor Mike Stack. Purchase tickets here.

April 17th
Registration deadline for the Primary Election

April 18th
Malvern Borough Council to vote on Fair Districts Reform, Malvern Borough Hall, 7:30pm

April 19th
Willistown Malvern Democrats Meeting, Malvern Borough Hall, 7pm

April 21st
Planned Parenthood of Southeast PA Spring Fundraiser, Desmond Hotel, 6:30-10pm. More info and purchase tickets here.

April 29th
Turn Chester County Blue &emdash; Denim & Diamonds Gala, 400 Franklin Ave., Phoenixville, 6-10pm. Purchase tickets here.

May 7th
Malvern Blooms Festival

May 8th
Envelope Stuffing Party: Home of Ellie Doyle, 20 Applewood Rd., Malvern, 7pm - ?

May 16th
Primary Election day

May 22nd
Willistown Malvern Dems Speaker Series: The topic will be the Fair Districts effort to combat gerrymandering. 7pm at General Wayne Elementary (Grubb & Devon Rds.). We will use this event to organize our effort to get Willistown Township to adopt a resolution similar to Malvern Borough's.

June 19th
Chester County Dems Golf Outing, Downingtown Country Club. Register here.

June 21st
Goodbye, Farewell, and Thank You to Andrea Lynch: We will be saying "Farewell" to our longtime Party Leader, Activist, Event Host, Committee Person, Strategist and all-around "Nasty Woman" Andrea Lynch. Home of Liz Tankel, 17 Wildwood Dr., Malvern, 6-9pm.

July 17th
Willistown Malvern Democrats Meeting, Malvern Borough Hall, 7pm

August 18th
Candidate Meet-and-Greet with Christina Vandepol, 9 Foxchase Road, Malvern, 5:30-7:30pm

September 10th
Malvern Harvest Fest - Willistown Malvern Dems and East Whiteland Dems will have a table, 11am-3pm.

September 11th
Join us on September 11th to Honor Women Who Serve and their families. We will meet at 6pm at the Great American Pub in Phoenixville to mingle with, and honor, these women and their families. Appetizers and Cash Bar. This is the first event for our Women's Caucus of the Chester County Democratic Party. Our goal is to support women running for office and to advocate for legislation that supports and benefits women in our community. We will help find, train and support women running for office, as well as champion legislative efforts by women already in office. Thanks to our many supporters, including both candidates and elected officials.

Please RSVP here: Suggested donation $30.00. Sponsorships available.

Please send us the name and contact information for women you know who we should honor. Send honoree information to Lisa Longo:

September 13th
2017 Fall True Blue Event. Please join us to welcome Amer Sajed, who will be discussing immigration and voting rights. Barnaby's of West Chester, 15 S. High Street, West Chester, 6pm. More info and RSVP here:

September 18th
Speaker Series forum on the topic of education, General Wayne Elementary School.

September 19th
Reception for Christina VandePol, MD, candidate for Chester County Coroner, Downingtown Country Club, 6-8pm. Theme is Voices for Science in Public Office; Special Guest Speaker Shaughnessy Naughton.

September 20th
Annual fundraiser at the Redhound Grille

September 22nd
Fundraiser for Patricia Maisano, candidate for County Treasurer, Mendenhall Inn, Mendenhall, PA, 6-9pm. VIP Reception with Senator Chris Coons, 6-7pm; Main Program featuring Senator Coons, 7-9pm. Response has been overwhelming; we encourage you to RSVP and reserve your seat today:

October 7th
Paoli Blues Fest, Willistown Malvern Dems and Tredyffrin Dems will have a table.

October 10th
Zone Meeting at Borough Hall, 7pm.

October 10th
Registration deadline for the General Election

October 22nd
Chester County Democratic Committee's Fall Fundraiser Dinner, 5-7pm, Franklin Commons in Phoenixville. More info

October 24th
Speaker Series forum on the topic of the opiod crisis, featuring Supervisor candidate Barbara Handelin, General Wayne Elementary School.

November 7th
General Election Day