Members of the Republican Committee of Chester County met Thursday to endorse candidates for Clerk of Courts, Controller, Coroner, Treasurer and Magisterial District Judge, as well as the retention of two Court of Common Pleas Judges. With 326 committee members present in person or by proxy, the Republican Committee voted to endorse the following:
Robin Marcello for Clerk of Courts
Norman MacQueen for Controller
Dr. Gordon Eck for Coroner
Jack London for Treasurer
They voted “Yes” to the retention of Judge David Bortner on Chester County Court of Common Pleas and “Yes” to the retention of Judge Katherine Platt on Chester County Court of Common Pleas.
The committee also voted to endorse six Magisterial District Justices (MDJ): Mark Bruno (MDJ 15-3-01), John Hipple (MDJ 15-1-03), Scott Massey (MDJ 15-3-05), Michael Cabry (MDJ 15-3-06), Liz Mercogliano (15-4-01), and John Bailey (MDJ 15-4-03). For MDJ 15-3-04 the committee voted to recommend Jane Donze and Sean Rafferty. The Republican-endorsed candidates will next seek to win the Party’s nomination on Primary Election Day, May 16. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.