Sangria Tasting, Candidate Meet & Greet, and More Upcoming Events

Ashley Selmon and Zahra Suratwala

We’ve got lots of opportunities for you to meet candidates and get involved with the Democratic Party of DuPage coming up this week… County Board District 1 Candidate Meet and Greet: Ashley Selmon and Zahra Suratwala When: Mon, July 23, 6:30pm – 8:00pm Where: Brewpoint Coffee Workshop & Roastery, 617…

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The Race in the 6th Congressional District

To the Editor: Anyone who watches the Republicans will understand the need for Constitutional checks and balance as intended by the drafters. Right now, the President controls all three branches of government and the Republicans in Congress, with one or two exceptions, don’t have the fortitude to stand up to…

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Meet the Candidate: Judge Linda Davenport for Circuit Court

DuPage County Circuit Court candidate

Since 2006, Judge Linda E. Davenport has served DuPage County as an Associate Judge, tirelessly committed to the cause of justice. She has earned a reputation as a thoughtful jurist, always willing to provide impartial consideration and never shying from tough cases. Judge Davenport is a mentor to both attorneys…

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Get Involved! Upcoming Events This Week

July 9th Wayne Township Democrats Monthly Meeting 7:00pm – 8:30pm Bartlett Community Center, 700 S Bartlett Rd, Bartlett, IL 60103   July 10th Phone Bank for Casten- Downers Grove 5pm – 8pm 928 Warren Ave, Downers Grove, IL 60515 Join a phone bank for the Sean Casten for Congress campaign.…

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DuPage County Public Transportation

public transportation

A good public transportation system benefits nearly all aspects of society. It creates jobs, increases home values, and allows commuters to travel easily and inexpensively. The American Public Transportation Association reported in 2017 that a household can save nearly $10,000 by taking public transportation and having one less car. Additionally,…

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Meet the Candidate: Zahra Suratwala for DuPage County Board – District 1

DuPage County Board candidate

I’m Zahra Suratwala, a Democrat running for the DuPage County Board in District 1. I am a native-born Illinoisan, raised in Mount Prospect, and a resident of Elmhurst with my husband and two children for the past 11 years. I obtained my Masters of Arts degree in English Literature from…

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Cronin and Corruption in DuPage

The Dupage County Board is responsible for the management of the County’s funds; in other words, the board chooses how to allocate taxpayer money for projects that are intended to serve Dupage citizens. Yet, in recent years under the Chairmanship of Dan Cronin, the Republican-led County Board has focused their…

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Meet the Candidate: Lynn LaPlante for DuPage County Board Chairman

Lynn LaPlante is a candidate for Chairman of the DuPage County Board. She is a lifelong Democrat, a career musician, a community organizer and a wife and mother. She decided to run for office after learning that the incumbent Republic candidate planned on running un-opposed – an untenable proposition in…

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JB Pritzker Statement on Supreme Court Upholding Trump’s De Facto Muslim Ban

After the Supreme Court upheld Donald Trump’s travel ban yesterday, JB Pritzker, Democratic candidate for governor of Illinois, released the following statement: “The Supreme Court upholding Donald Trump’s de facto Muslim ban is an appalling decision that runs counter to the core values our country was founded on,”said JB Pritzker. “It’s shameful that this bigoted president…

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