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Jon Ichter Announces Candidacy for North Ward Council Seat

The Republican is making his second run for the Phoenixville Borough Council.

Republican Jon Ichter will be making his second run for a seat on Phoenixville's Borough Council, the Republican announced earlier this week.

Ichter, in a formal announcement he provided to Patch, said he has locked up an endorsement from the Phoenixville GOP, but emphasized that party politics is less important to him than problem solving.

"Local politics are less about major political party views," the North Ward candidate wrote. "It is more about doing what is right to support, sustain, enhance, and move forward the future of this great Borough. I will be your voice in our local public halls and I promise I will not let you down in these regards."

Below is his announcement, in full:

Greetings,

I would like to announce my campaign for election to the Phoenixville Borough Council.  This is my second attempt to serve the people of the North Ward.  I am not one to give up easily and truly believe I have many excellent qualities to offer as a public servant on Borough Council.  Over the course of the next few months I look forward to rolling out my campaign and hosting fund raising events to give us the best opportunity for victory come November 5, 2013.

This announcement additionally confirms my official endorsement by the Phoenixville GOP for the North Ward Borough Council seat in the upcoming election season.  Over the next few weeks my team will be knocking on doors to gather the necessary signatures for my nomination petition.  

Lastly, I am requesting your help in spreading the word about my candidacy. Whether you can volunteer to pass out materials, knock on doors, or make phone calls, the only way a victory is possible is with the help of my friends, colleagues, and the many wonderful people throughout this Borough.  If you are interested in being part of the campaign team please let me know and I can substantiate my views and plans while also answering any additional questions.

Local politics are less about major political party views. It is more about doing what is right to support, sustain, enhance, and move forward the future of this great Borough. I will be your voice in our local public halls and I promise I will not let you down in these regards.

Respectfully,

Jon Ichter

3210 Ellignton Lane

Phoenixville, PA 19460

610.331.4380

Jane March 05, 2013 at 10:34 PM
Jon, a debate would be welcoming as Realist mentioned! People are biased to party lines so I strongly urge you to let the voters know we still have the majority 2 party system, yet this needs to be abolished ,
Jane March 05, 2013 at 10:44 PM
...continued... but until this becomes a reality, if ever, you fully intend to work with everybody under any circumstances that uphold our great Constitution!! And please let it be known that you stand for independence not dependence, as well as credibility, responsibility, and accountability. Then perhaps the people will unite!! Let them know we are in a soft state of tyranny and you will not let your people of Phoenixville succomb to this government... you can be the one to help change this.. persevere!!
larry sinister March 05, 2013 at 10:51 PM
Jane is disturbed and probably poor
Jane March 05, 2013 at 11:15 PM
Thank you, but Jane is bright and informed, and quite comfortable ...I am hoping that is not a problem!! I say American's unite...we need a revolution 2.0!!~~Let FREEDOM ring!~~
Jane March 05, 2013 at 11:18 PM
BTW...Jane is disturbed at the direction this country is taking... and the poor judgement that many Americans have today!!

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