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Pennsylvania Launches Online Voter Registration to Increase Efficiency and Offer Convenience

Harrisburg, PA - August 27, 2015 – Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of State Pedro Cortés today announced that Pennsylvania is the latest state to launch the convenient option of registering online to vote.

The online registration application, hosted by the Department of State, is now available for use by eligible citizens at


Voter Registration at Celebrate Erie

Kudos to Juan Nino for registering voters at Celebrate Erie the weekend of August 15 & 16!


PA Dems 2016 Delegate Selection Workshops Available

Congressional Districts Workshops Scheduled      


Democrats Sweep August 11 Special Elections

Harrisburg, PA – Yesterday there were three special elections held in parts of Philadelphia and Delaware counties and Democrats handily won all of them. "I think these special elections show that voters are paying attention to how important it is to elect a legislature willing to work with the Governor for the good of the Commonwealth on all issues, particularly passage of a budget." said Jim Burn, Chairman of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party.


Democrats showing in last night's special elections should worry Republicans

Harrisburg, PA – "We are very proud of the Democratic candidates who ran in yesterday's Special Elections and of the Democratic performance in their Districts" said Jim Burn, Chair of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party. Yesterday's Special Elections in the 87th District and the 161st District were not only a success for the Democratic Party, but a fair warning to Republicans that their platform and Presidential candidates may be alienating Pennsylvania voters.


2015 ECDP Picnic at Waldameer

On Thursday, June 18, 2015, the Erie County Democratic Party had a very well-attended picnic at Waldameer Park & Water World, 220 Peninsula Drv, Erie PA. Friends and family enjoyed wonderful food and great company!



Joe Walsh for Judge - Jack Daneri Endorsement

Joe Walsh asks for your vote on May 19 for Erie County Judge. Joe has received the most highly recommended votes by the Judges and Lawyers of the Erie County Bar Association, the endorsement of Erie County District Attorney, Jack Daneri, and is the only candidate for judge who is a military veteran. Vote JOE WALSH FOR JUDGE, a trusted name for a trusted position.


2015 Jefferson Jackson Dinner a great time!

On Thursday, April 30, 2015, the Erie County Democratic Party held its annual Jefferson Jackson dinner at The Concourse at Union Station, 123 W 14th St, Erie PA. Cindy Purvis and Rick Mitchell were honored as Committeewoman and Committeeman of the Year. Many candidates were excited to speak to party members. Kudos to the organizers (Mary Jo Campbell, Linda McCabe and Judi Roth) for putting together a truly enjoyable evening!



2015 Democratic Candidates list update

Please note that the candidates page now has contact info for 2015 Democratic Party candidates.


Petition Signing Party

On Saturday, February 28, 2015, candidates for State-level Judicial, County and Local Office had the opportunity to obain petition signatures at a Petition Signing Party at the Atrium at the Ambassador Banquet and Conference Center 7794 Peach St, Erie PA. The event include finger goods and a cash bar. This was part of Northwest Weekend II, which ran throughout Northwest PA from February 27 through March 1. The event was organized by the Northwest PA Caucus and the Erie County Democratic Party.



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