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It Would Be My Honor to Serve As

Your Next State Senator in the 19th District.

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A little bit about me

Before I was elected to the State Legislature, and before serving two terms as Mayor of West Chester, I was a teacher. I like helping people, and so I have dedicated my life to public service. It is an honor and a pleasure serving the citizens of the 156th district.

YOUR State Representative

Carolyn T. Comitta is the State Representative for the 156th Legislative District in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, which includes the Borough of West Chester, East Goshen, Westtown, Thornbury, Birmingham, and parts of West Goshen Townships.

Legislative Accomplishments

  • Carolyn’s Committees and Caucuses: Environmental Resources & Energy — Secretary, Aging & Older Adult Services, Appropriations, Policy Committee, Vice Chair of the Southeast Delegation, Climate Caucus, PA SAFE Caucus, and Women’s Health Caucus.
  • During the 2019 Legislative Session, Rep. Carolyn Comitta has sponsored 162 bills and 40 resolutions.

Official Biography

Carolyn T. Comitta is the State Representative for the 156th Legislative District and would be honored to serve as Pennsylvania’s next State Senator in the 19th District.

Formerly, Carolyn served two terms as the Mayor of West Chester, PA, and was a member of  Borough Council, the National League of Cities and PA Municipal League.  Through decades of participation in local, state, national and international organizations, Carolyn has gained a deep and broad knowledge of public policy and governance.

Carolyn is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Thomas Comitta Associates (TCA). In this capacity, Carolyn is an integral member of the TCA team, providing experienced leadership based in a strong commitment to the planning and design field, environmental sustainability, education, and public health.

Carolyn’s professional background is in education. She continues to serve as a mentor to students, and since 1992 has organized the attendance of over 2,500 local students at the annual Health and Environment Conference at the United Nations.

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Our mission Our vision

We need to work together today to tackle tough issues and create a better tomorrow.

Coalitions

A moderate, commonsense leader, Carolyn builds coalitions with politicians and community leaders to get things done. As a legislator, she works with both parties to affect change.

Commonsense Gun Reform

Carolyn is fighting to reduce gun violence through commonsense changes, including universal background checks. In addition to serving as a founding member of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Carolyn is also a member of the Chester County chapter of Moms Demand Action, and works with Everytown and Chester County Gun Sense.

Development

As Mayor of West Chester, Carolyn worked to revitalize the downtown area by cleaning up the borough, improving parking, and supporting local small business owners. Carolyn worked with community leaders to ensure West Chester continues to grow while preserving its historic resources and small town feel.

Education

As a former educator, and as a mother, Carolyn has prepared hundreds of kids for college, and knows what they need to succeed. Carolyn fights to ensure our schools receive fair funding from pre-k to college. Every child should have access to pre-k, as well as affordable college so our children are not burdened with debt.

Environment

Carolyn is a longtime environmental champion. She sits on the Board of Directors for the World Information Transfer, an environmental NGO to the United Nations. Carolyn advocates drastic climate change prevention, so we have a healthy planet to pass on to future generations.

Gerrymandering and Redistricting Reform

Carolyn is an independent voice in Harrisburg, a reformer who makes sure our tax dollars are spent wisely. Carolyn seeks to strengthen ethics laws by banning gifts to legislators and even pledging to refuse her own pay if the legislature fails to pass a budget. Carolyn is a huge supporter of Fair Districts PA, a nonpartisan, statewide coalition of organizations and individuals working to create a process for redistricting that is transparent, impartial, and fair.

The 19th District

From rolling hills to charming boroughs, the 19th district includes Atglen Borough, Avondale Borough, City of Coatesville, Charlestown Township, Downingtown Borough, East Bradford Township, East Caln Township, East Fallowfield Township, East Nottingham Township, East Whiteland Township, Elk Township, Franklin Township, Highland Township, London Britain Township, London Grove Township, Londonderry Township, Lower Oxford Township, Malvern Borough, Modena Borough, New Garden Township, New London Township, Oxford Borough, Parkesburg Borough, Penn Township,  Phoenixville Borough, Sadsbury Township, Schuylkill Township, South Coatesville Borough, Tredyffrin Township, Upper Oxford Township, Valley Township, West Bradford Township, West Chester Borough, West Fallowfield Township, West Grove Borough,  West Marlborough Township, West Nottingham Township, West Pikeland Township, West Whiteland Township, and West Sadsbury Township.

Upcoming Events and Important Dates

Virtual Fundraiser for Carolyn and Amanda Cappelletti

Virtual Fundraiser for Carolyn and Amanda Cappelletti

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17 Sep 2020 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Last Day to Register to Vote

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601 Westtown Rd, West Chester, PA 19382
19 Oct 2020 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Absentee and Mail-In Ballot Deadline

Absentee and Mail-In Ballot Deadline

27 Oct 2020 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Election Day

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03 Nov 2020 07:00 AM - 08:30 PM

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As always, you can contact my office at:

📞: (610) 696-4990

💻www.pahouse.com/Comitta

📩: repcomitta@pahouse.net

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The election is right around the corner and we need your help getting the word out! Between the new election date and mail-in voting this year, communication is more important than ever. Since campaigns aren’t canvassing this primary season, we need friendly phone bankers to call and encourage Chester County residents to register and vote on November 3rd.

Encourage anyone that isn’t registered to vote, to visit PA Voter Services by October 19th to register to vote. All eligible voters can request a mail-in or absentee ballot though Votes PA by October 26th.

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CeaseFire Pennsylvania

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Chester County Stands Up

Clean Water Action

Clean Water Action is a national non-profit environmental…

Conservation Voters of PA

Carolyn Comitta, who is running for PA Senate,…

Pennsylvania Sierra Club Chapter

The Pennsylvania Sierra Club Chapter has endorsed Representative…

NDRC

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Moms Demand Action

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Senator Lindsey Williams

Congresswoman Madeleine Dean

Emgage Action

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PASNAP

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AFSCME District Council 47

Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters

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Senator Anthony Williams

Senator John P. Blake

UFCW lo. 1776

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Leap Forward

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Emily’s List

Senator Tim Kearney

Senator Steve Santesario

Governor Tom Wolf

Senator Maria Collett

Chester County Young Democrats

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PennEnvironment

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Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP)

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Conservation Voters of PA

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Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association

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Pennsylvania Realtors® Political Action Committee

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Giffords

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Pennsylvania Federation of Democratic Women

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National Association of Social Workers

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SEIU Pennsylvania State Council

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CeaseFire Pennsylvania

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EMILY’s List

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Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties

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Chester County (Pennsylvania) Democratic Committee

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Clean Water Action PA

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Human Rights Campaign

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