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Why I Am Running

I am K.S. Bhaskar, Democrat running from District 3 (West) for Tredyffrin Township Board of Supervisors. A long-time resident of Tredyffrin, I care about our quality of life, seeking to preserve and improve it. An engineer, entrepreneur, and a local small software business owner & operator, I know that change brings both opportunity and challenge.


Democracies work best with citizen involvement. I am engaged with the community and believe that responsible & balanced local government is critical to our future success. I am running for the Board of Supervisors as a way of giving back to the Tredyffrin community.

Who I Am

Born in India, I came to the US as a graduate student in 1975 with a Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. I have earned a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Washington, Seattle. Naturalized in 1994, I have visited 44 states, and lived in six. Tredyffrin has been home for over twenty years.


With our three sons, my wife Jayashree and I relocated to the area in 1998 as part of a corporate acquisition. We chose Tredyffrin for the excellent reputation of our schools and are the proud parents of three Conestoga High School graduates.


In 2017, I left my position at a Fortune 500 multinational, and founded a local software startup, YottaDB.


Why Vote For Me

As an engineer developing mission-critical technology, I have strong problem-solving skills and the understanding of what it takes to make things that must not fail. As a small business owner and operator, and from my turnaround experience, I have learned to temper idealism with pragmatism.


A technologist and leader for over forty years, I was on the management team of three successful business turnarounds, two of which were swimming in red ink when I joined.


As a Supervisor, I will strive to seek the balance to retain our quality of life, to work with the community and stakeholders to find creative solutions to our needs, and maintain cooperation between the township and our school system. I believe in:


  • Fiscal prudence

  • Personal liberty

  • Sustainable growth

  • Environmental stewardship

  • Safe community

I am running to preserve and improve Tredyffrin’s quality of life.

I need your vote to make it happen.

Here are some dates to remember:

May 21 - Primary Municipal Elections; polls open 7 AM - 8 PM

November 5 - General Municipal Elections; polls open 7 AM - 8 PM


Tredyffrin District 3 (West)

If you live/vote in any of the precincts/polling place below, then you belong in my district!

  • W-1: United Methodist Church of Paoli, Ed. Building
    81 Devon Road, Paoli

  • W-2: Hillside Elementary School
    507 Howellville Road, Berwyn

  • W-3: Tredyffrin-Easttown Middle School
    801 Conestoga Road, Berwyn

  • W-5: Tredyffrin Township Building
    1100 DuPortail Road, Berwyn

If you'd like to know where your polling place is, go to the Interactive Voting Map Viewer

Please visit Tredyffrin Township Voting for more information.



I would love to hear from you! If you have a question, concern, or would simply like to get in touch, please write me a message. Thanks!


Your support is much appreciated, Thank You!

To make a donation by check, please make checks payable to Friends of Good Government with Bhaskar on the memo line and mail it to:

Friends of Good Government

121 Fennerton Road

Paoli, PA 19301

For online donations, please click on the Friends of Good Government PayPal button below. Be sure to include Bhaskar on the notes.

The star of the picture here is our beloved mutt, Emmy!


Contribution rules:

  • I am at least eighteen years old.

  • I am a U.S. citizen or lawfully admitted permanent resident (i.e., green card holder).

  • This contribution is made from my own funds, and funds are not being provided to me by another person or entity for the purpose of making this contribution.

  • I am making this contribution with my own personal credit card and not with a corporate or business credit card or a card issued to another person.