Posts tagged Bill Cole

Dems name Cole to second term

   June 6, 2014 1:35 pm    0

Bill  Cole remains the leader  of the Erie County Democratic Party. Fellow Democrats elected him to a second term as chairman Monday at party headquarters in downtown  Erie. Cole said he’s the first chairman to serve for a second term in 20 years. He was elected without opposition. Others elected were: First Vice Chairwoman Mary Jo Campbell, second term;  Second…


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Erie Dems to hold rally Wednesday

   April 11, 2014 9:16 am    0

Erie County Democrats will hold a rally Wednesday in Erie as the May 20 primary draws closer. The event will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the Concourse at Union Station, 121 W. 14th St. Bill Cole, Erie County Democratic Party chairman, said he expects some state House and Congressional candidates to appear at…


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Pawlowski to campaign in Erie

   January 24, 2014 9:23 am    0

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski will return to Erie on Saturday. Pawlowski, one of eight Democratic candidates for governor, has made several campaign stops here and has wondered why more of the candidates aren’t doing the same. Pawlowski will meet with Democratic committee members and the public at 11 a.m. at Erie County Democratic Party headquarters,…


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Erie Dems: Dinner with a side of politics

   October 24, 2013 10:09 am    1

The Erie County Democratic Party will hold its fall “beef and ballots” dinner tonight. The event will begin at 6 p.m., with cocktails, followed by dinner at 7 p.m. at the Erie Maennerchor Club, 1601 State St. Guests can still pay at the door tonight, said Bill Cole, the party’s chairman. The cost is $35 per person,…


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Attention Wesleyville Democrats

   August 21, 2013 2:17 pm    0

The Erie County Democratic Party is looking for candidates for a two-year term on Wesleyville Borough Council. The vacancy was created with council’s appointment of Ed Rickrode, a former councilman, to serve as interim mayor. Rickrode, a Democrat, will be on both major party ballots in the Nov. 5 municipal election and is virtually assured election as…


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Allentown mayor to visit Erie

   June 19, 2013 10:55 am    0

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski is exploring the option of running for Pennsylvania governor in 2014. He will be in Erie on Thursday night to attend the Erie County Democratic Party’s summer picnic at Shade’s Beach in Harborcreek, starting at 5 p.m. Bill Cole, the party’s chairman, said it’s possible that some other Democrats running for governor…


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Local Dems honor three people

   May 6, 2013 11:36 am    0

Three people were honored at the Erie County Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson and Jackson dinner. The award recipients Friday included Judi Roth,  2012 committeewoman of the year, and Robert Merski Jr., 2012 committeeman of the year. Merski is an Erie city councilman. Erie County Election Office Supervisor Sharon Drayer, who is retiring after the May 21 primary, was honored for…


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Cole gets thumbs up from Politics PA

   February 13, 2013 9:21 am    0

Bill Cole, the chairman of the Erie County Democratic Party, must be pleased with the online Politics PA. It named Cole as one of the 13 best Democratic and Republican Party chairs in Pennsylvania, including one of the six best  Democrats. There are 134 in the state. Here’s what Politics PA said about Cole: “He comes…


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Dems preparing for inauguration

   January 18, 2013 11:17 am    0

Democrats in Erie, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia are talking today about their upcoming trip to Washington, D.C., for President Barack Obama’s second inauguration. In Erie, Democrats will gather at noon at Erie County Democratic Party headquarters, 1305 State St. They also will discuss their hopes for Obama’s second term. Erie County Democratic Party Chairman Bill Cole will be…


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Election rallies in full swing

   November 2, 2012 6:23 am    0

It’s pre-election rally time in the Erie area. Today at 2 p.m., Erie County Democratic Party Chairman Bill Cole and former Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper of Erie will urge volunteers to attend get-out-the-vote neighborhood canvasses this weekend and discuss the importance of voting Tuesday. Democrats also will hold a GOTV rally for President Barack Obama and…


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