May 21, 2019
EASTTOWN TOWNSHIP PRIMARY RACES
TOWNSHIP SUPERVISOR CANDIDATES (Elect 2) – Easttown Township is governed by a 5 member Board of Supervisors who serve staggered terms of 6 years with elections occurring in odd years (2019, 2021, etc.)
- MICHELE IAIA
- MICHAEL WACEY
TOWNSHIP AUDITOR CANDIDATES (Elect 1) – The 3 member Board of Auditors serve staggered 6-year terms. They are responsible for conducting the annual audit of township finances.
- ERIC D. KNIGHT – Eric has been on the Board of Auditors for the past six years and is running for re-election. A resident of Easttown for 16 years, he is a graduate of Bates College and has over 20 years experience in financial services and employee retirement benefits. Eric’s experience working in a highly regulated environment where he was responsible for complex client relationships and his ability to analyze and resolve problems makes him well suited to the oversight responsibilities of the Auditor. He served on the Easttown Comprehensive Plan Task Force and is an active member of the Philadelphia Curling Club located in Paoli.
TE SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATES (Elect 1 in Region 3) – The Tredyffrin/Easttown(TE) School District is divided into three regions of nearly equal population with all of Easttown Township in Region 3. There are nine members on the TE School Board serving 4 year staggered terms with elections occurring in the odd years (2019, 2021, etc.) The School Board sets the vision and goals for the district; adopts policies that give the district direction to set priorities and achieve its goals; hires and evaluates the superintendent; and adopts and oversees the annual budget.
- FRANCIS M.J. REARDON
|CHESTER COUNTY OFFICES||DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES
(Must file by March 12th)
| COMMISSIONERS |
Three commissioners are responsible for policy making, fiscal management,
and administration of county affairs. The Nov. ballot usually has two
Democrats & two Republicans, of whom the top three win.
Four year term.
Chief law enforcement officer for the county. Investigates, prosecutes,
and prevents crime. Four year term.
Legal custodian of all civil instruments filed with the Court of Common Pleas,
in accordance with the laws of civil procedure of the Commonwealth and
Chester County. Four year term.
|RECORDER OF DEEDS|
Responsible for the public repository of real estate records, military
discharges, commissions & official documents. Interface between taxpayers,
real estate professionals & county officials. Four year term.
|REGISTER OF WILLS|
Probates wills & appoints estate representatives for decedents who die
with or without a will. Serves as an agent for the state of Pennsylvania
for filing & payment of inheritance taxes. Four year term.
Authority to enforce the criminal laws as well as the vehicle laws of
Pennsylvania. Four year term.
|PLEAS COURT JUDGES |
The Common Pleas Court has 12 full time judges and 3 senior judges with
two judgeships up for election this November. The judges hear a wide
spectrum of cases, including adult and juvenile criminal prosecutions,
lawsuits involving money or property, divorce, custody disputes, child
support issues, adoptions, and estates. Ten year term.