Interview by Lisle Township Democratic Organization: Meet Savvy Sheila Rutledge, DuPage County Board – District 6

DuPage County Board - District 6 Democratic Candidate

What made you decide to take the courageous step to run for the board? I had considered moving into a bigger role after being elected PC for my second term. I thank Dupage Democrats for recognizing something in me I hadn’t and they are the ones who approached me to…

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Who are the DuPage County Democratic Candidates on Your Ballot in November 2018?

The Democratic Party of DuPage County

The Democratic Party of Milton Township put together this guide for voters that documents the job these Democratic county candidates are seeking and then asked them to tell why they are the best candidate for those jobs.   Office: DuPage County Board Chairman The County Board Chair: Serves as the chief…

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Interview by Lisle Township Democratic Organization: Meet Compassionate Erica Green, DuPage County Board District 6

Candidate for DuPage County Board - District 6

Meet Compassionate Erica Green, DuPage County Board District 6 I am a practicing health provider. Day after day, I see so many gaps in the healthcare delivery system. My patients try to make positive steps forward but I think it will take policy changes to bring the optimal community wellness…

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Interview by Lisle Township Democratic Organization: Meet Attorney AND Advocate, Sadia Covert, County Board Candidate for District 5

DuPage County Boad Candidate

Meet Sadia Covert, Candidate in County Board 5. Her message to our fellow Democrats and people who lean Democrat is to please vote Democrat all the way down the ballot. All of us Democrats must be united and strong because this is our chance to make a positive change this…

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Besides Democrat Elizabeth Chaplin, DuPage County Board Agrees to Spend $260,000 on Lobbyists

DuPage County Board

DuPage County officials are defending the county’s use of lobbyists after awarding $260,000 in contracts to three firms. “We’re a county of nearly a million people,” county board Chairman Dan Cronin said. “What goes on in Springfield can either help us or hurt us. We must have somebody there watching…

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Meet the Candidate: Julie Renehan for DuPage County Board – District 3

Candidate for DuPage County Board – Dist 3

Julie Renehan is ready serve District 3 on the DuPage County Board. She is a wife, a mother of three, an attorney, and an advocate. It’s time for Change in DuPage County leadership. Julie is a Democrat for DuPage-for all of us. Julie began her law practice in DuPage County…

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Poll Shows Rauner is Less Popular than President Donald Trump

By Shia Kapos with Garrett Ross THE BUZZ: A new independent poll shows Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker with a commanding 16-percentage-point lead over incumbent Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. The survey, conducted by NBC News/Marist, has 46 percent of registered Illinois voters backing Pritzker, compared to 30 percent supporting Rauner. Libertarian…

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Meet the Candidate: Irfan Ibrahim for DuPage County Forest Preserve Commissioner of District 3

My name is Irfan Ibrahim. I live in DuPage County (Hinsdale) with my wife, Dr. Nafisa Ibrahim, my son (8yrs old) and daughter (4yrs old). For the past 12 years, I have planted my roots with friends and family members all across Chicagoland. I have been fortunate enough to live…

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Fact-check: Rx Needed for Peter Roskam’s Portrayal of Casten’s Healthcare Stand

In a current Facebook ad, U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam accuses his Democratic challenger of supporting “disastrous health care policies for your family,” among them “doubling premiums,” and “cutting current health care plans.” It’s no surprise that Roskam, a six-term Republican incumbent fighting to keep his 6th District seat in the…

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Want to Help the Democrats Win in November? Check Out These Events!

Winfield Democrats Monthly Meeting When: Wed, August 15, 7:00pm – 8:30pm Where: Winfield Fire Protection District, 27W530 High Lake Rd, Winfield Phone Bank for Casten – Downers Grove & West Chicago When: Thu, August 16, 5pm – 8pm Where: 928 Warren Ave, Downers Grove AND 946 N Neltnor Blvd, West…

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