Barsoum named new Director of Chesco Voter Services

Karen Barsoum WEST CHESTER — After a lengthy search, Chester County has its new leader for managing the election process. On Tuesday, Chester County Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell and Michelle Kichline announced the appointment of Karen Barsoum as Director of Chester County’s Department of Voter Services.    Send article as PDF   

Chester County completes initial vote count; military, final mail and provisional ballots still to be counted

WEST CHESTER — Following a 24-hour-a-day ballot-counting operation, Chester County has completed the count of all in-person, mail-in, and absentee ballots received by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. These results are posted on www.chesco.org/elections.  Per notice by the Chester County Board of Elections, work will resume on Friday, Nov. 6 at 9:00 a.m. This work may include the precanvass, canvass, computation,...

The going is about to get tough again, but hang in there, there is an end in sight

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times @mikemcgannpa With slightly more than two weeks until the election, you’re probably tired of hearing about it, tired of wondering when we’re going to beat this pandemic, tired of working from home, tired of teaching your kids and frankly, just tired of it all. I don’t blame you, it’s been an exhausting year. You can’t make plans — who knows what’s going...

Burke tapped to lead county Voter Services

Sandra Burke WEST CHESTER — Sandra Burke, of Phoenixville, has been appointed by the Chester County Commissioners as the new Director of Chester County’s Department of Voter Services. Burke previously served as Assistant Director and Interim Director of Chester County Voter Services.  She is skilled in the PA Election Code and election programming activities and was instrumental in the certification...

Rahn named to head Chesco Voter Services

Kara Rahn WEST CHESTER — Kara Rahn, of Honey Brook, has been appointed by the Chester County Commissioners as the new director of Chester County’s Department of Voter Services. Rahn has served as assistant director of Chester County Voter Services and is skilled in the Pennsylvania Election Code and in all election programming software. She was instrumental in the certification process of the 2014...