How the Dems could take Delco

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Democrat and Republican candidates for Delaware County Council spar during a debate at Villanova University on Thursday, October 10, 2019. (Kriston Jae Bethel for WHYY)

Democrat and Republican candidates for Delaware County Council spar during a debate at Villanova University on Thursday, October 10, 2019. (Kriston Jae Bethel for WHYY)

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One of the biggest political showdowns in next month’s election is in Delaware County, where Democrats could take control of the county government for the first time. Phil Heron, the longtime editor of the Delaware County Daily Times, breaks down the political shift that could bring an end to nearly a century of Republican Party power there — and why that shift predates President Trump.

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