VOTE ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5TH, 2019

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Politicians should be Public Servants first and foremost.

Matt Holliday has served as our Chester County Prothonotary since he was sworn in on January 3rd, 2016. During the last three and a half years he has implemented numerous changes to make the office more user-friendly and modernized.

The Prothonotary serves as the chief clerk of the civil and family courts for the County, and also provides other services such as U.S. Passports to the public. Since his election, Holliday has implemented an e-filing process for court documents, acceptance of credit cards as a form of payment in the office, he’s begun the digitizing of all the old microfilm, and he has setup a process for the staff to scan in old cases into the system so that files from the 1980s and 90s can be searchable on a database and the images are available to the public.

In an attempt to deliver on his campaign promises to be more efficient and fiscally conservative his office also closed 1,857 inactive cases that were left open by the previous administration. The county was wasting time and money (in postage) alerting the parties in cases that had not had any activity in nearly a decade.

Under Matt’s leadership, the office has improved their county website to give better instructions regarding passport applications. Additionally, more staff members were trained to provide passport assistance, which has nearly eliminated the wait time for passport-application processing.

The Prothonotary’s Office also handles all filings for Protection from Abuse Orders, which are commonly obtained by victim/survivors of domestic violence as a way to get legal protection from those who abused them. One accomplishment that Holliday was most proud of was bringing staff from the Domestic Violence Center of Chester County (DVCCC), where Holliday serves as the Board President, into unused office space in the courthouse. He spearheaded that effort so that residents that filed a protection from abuse order in Holliday’s office could receive onsite assistance from the Domestic Violence Center to help navigate the court system and be advised of the other services the center has available.

Even with all of these improvements, Matt still managed to bring the office expenses in under the department’s budgeted amount for 2017 and 2018 without eliminating staff, and while still providing raises to everyone in the department each year. The cost-saving measures help to save taxpayer dollars.

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9 hours ago

Matt Holliday

I am proud to be running a 100% positive campaign for re-election to be your Chester County Prothonotary! Many of you received this mailer from me over the weekend touting all the positive accomplishments my staff and I have made over the last four years. Public service is my life, and with your vote on Tuesday, November 5th I will continue to dedicate each and every day to make Chester County better for all of us. For more information about all the improvements we have made visit www.mattholliday.org ... See MoreSee Less

I am proud to be running a 100% positive campaign for re-election to be your Chester County Prothonotary! Many of you received this mailer from me over the weekend touting all the positive accomplishments my staff and I have made over the last four years. Public service is my life, and with your vote on Tuesday, November 5th I will continue to dedicate each and every day to make Chester County better for all of us. For more information about all the improvements we have made visit www.mattholliday.orgImage attachment

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Matt, I applaud you for taking the high road. Good for you!

1 day ago

Matt Holliday

West Chester University is where I learned that I could truly change my community for the better. I'm so glad I came to Chester County in 2004, and I will always be eternally grateful for how much this region has embraced me. Please help me continue to serve by voting to re-elect me your County Prothonotary on Tuesday, November 5th. For more information visit www.mattholliday.org ... See MoreSee Less

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Aww if I was there, you'd get my vote!

I don’t know about this ‘young’ leader though.... lol. Almost that time, best of luck.

2 days ago

Matt Holliday

Yesterday, I went door to door with my four year old Goddaughter, and now I realize I don’t want to ever do doors without her again. Not only are folks a lot more willing to answer their doors when a four year old knocks, but they can’t stop smiling at her when she says, “Please vote for my Uncle Matt.” It started as us humoring her because she didn’t want to be left behind at the house when we were going out, but by the end of the day, when we were tired, she was grabbing a palm card from my hand while yelling, “one more!”, and racing off to the next house at warp speed. #greatestgoddaughter #secretweapon #hollidayforprothonotary ... See MoreSee Less

Yesterday, I went door to door with my four year old Goddaughter, and now I realize I don’t want to ever do doors without her again. Not only are folks a lot more willing to answer their doors when a four year old knocks, but they can’t stop smiling at her when she says, “Please vote for my Uncle Matt.” It started as us humoring her because she didn’t want to be left behind at the house when we were going out, but by the end of the day, when we were tired, she was grabbing a palm card from my hand while yelling, “one more!”, and racing off to the next house at warp speed. #greatestgoddaughter #secretweapon #hollidayforprothonotaryImage attachment

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Absolutely so sweet!!

Her adorable level continues to rise! ❤️

So so sweet.

With her beautiful smile I'm sure you got all their votes! She's such a sweetheart!❤❤

What a cutie patootie. You better get her something great for xmas!

I absolutely love this!!

So sweet!!! ❤️

She is so cute!

I love this so much 💕

So sweet. Great bonding time for you both

So special!!

Adorable and great idea!

This is the sweetest thing ❤️

#raisedright I love this!

Adorable!!

So cool!

You have my vote!

Works every time!

She needs a Holliday t shirt!

This is so cute! Def a secret weapon

Cutest duo 😘

Whatever it takes! 😏

Looks like you went down my block.

Aren’t kids wonderful

I think you have a permanent campaign manager.

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