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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.
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. She serves on the following PA House of Representatives Committees: Aging & Older Adult Services, Environmental Resources & Energy, and Appropriations. Carolyn has also been appointed to the PA Joint Legislative Air & Water Pollution Control & Conservation Committee. She was appointed by Gov. Tom Wolf to serve on the Pennsylvania Commission for Women.
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.
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. She is currently seeking re-election on June 2.
My name will be on the Primary ballot for both my House seat in the 156th district and for the State Senate seat in the 19th district. It is a unique opportunity and I hope you will vote for me in both races. Let me explain a bit more about the process, PA law allows my name to appear on the ballot for both seats.
If I win the Senate Primary, I will not run for reelection in the House. In that case, our District Committee people will choose another candidate to run for my seat in November. There will be no special election. I will serve out the remainder of my term this year in the House.
I am confident there will be an excellent candidate chosen to run for my House seat. — I thought long and hard about this and know that I can make a big impact in the Senate and I am thrilled to have the support of the Senate Democratic leadership and PSEA among others, to run for state senate. Now more than ever, experienced leadership is needed in the senate. I hope I can count on your support!
We need to work together today to tackle tough issues and create a better tomorrow.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are now six locations throughout the county where you can drop off your completed ballot. The drop off boxes will have tamper-proof seals over every lock and access point, will be deployed and secured by County staff and be continuously staffed by at least one County employee stationed at each dropbox for the entire time designated.
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As always, you can contact my office at:
📞: (610) 696-4990
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 June 2.
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