Democratic Chester County Commissioner Kathi Cozzone announced Monday she will not seek the 6th Congressional District seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Jim Gerlach.
Chester County Commissioner Ryan Costello formally announced his candidacy Wednesday for the 6th Congressional District seat being vacated by fellow Republican Jim Gerlach.
Republican Ryan Costello was chosen by his colleagues on the Chester County Board of Commissioners Tuesday to continue his largely ceremonial position as chairman.
Iraq War veteran and physician Manan Trivedi announced Tuesday that he will again seek the 6th District congressional seat. Trivedi, a Democrat, has challenged incumbent Republican Jim Gerlach for the seat twice before, in 2010 and 2012.
State Rep. Warren Kampf will seek re-election to his seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and has ruled out a potential run for national office.
In the final calculus, the meager legislative results of being a member of Congress were just not worth the sacrifice required to do the job for Jim Gerlach.
Featured here are stories detailing the decision by Congressman Jim Gerlach to not seek re-election to the 6th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives once his term is finished, as well as stories on those individuals planning to run for the seat. The 6th District covers parts of Berks, Chester and Montgomery counties in Pennsylvania.
Cross off Leslie Richards as a potential successor to Congressman Jim Gerlach's 6th District seat.
Mike Parrish, a Chester County businessman, announced Tuesday he will run as a Democrat for the U.S. House of Representatives 6th District seat.
Republican Congressman Jim Gerlach had just dropped a news bomb that he would not seek reelection and before long, names of potential successors were being bandied about in newsrooms, caucus rooms and any other room where politics is a topic of discussion.