DuPage clerk candidates don’t want to rush election commission merger

Both candidates for DuPage County clerk in the Nov. 6 election say they support plans to eliminate the county’s election commission and return its duties to the clerk’s office. But both Republican incumbent Paul Hinds of Villa Park and Democratic challenger Jean Kaczmarek of Glen Ellyn say they’d prefer to…

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Want to get involved? Lots of events coming up this week!

Upcoming Events

Candidate Forum Illinois State Elections When: Thu, September 27, 6pm – 9pm Where: Glenbard South H.S. Library, 23W200 Butterfield Rd, Glen Ellyn Doors open at 6:00 PM. 6:30 pm DuPage County Judge (2 seats), Meet & Greet with all 4 candidates (confirmed) including Jeffrey M. Jacobson, Karen M. Wilson, Linda…

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Interview by Lisle Township Democratic Organization: Lets start with smart Dawn DeSart…

Candidate for DuPage County Board

Dawn is running in District 5, our township’s largest district, covering portions of Naperville, Lisle, Woodridge, Warrenville and even parts of Aurora! Susan: What made you decide to take the step to run for the board? Dawn: Some of my friends in the various Democratic groups I’m involved in suggested…

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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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Upcoming Events This Week

Calendar

Want to do something, anything to help the Democrats win in November? Check out our upcoming events this week!   Postcard Writing Campaign When: Mon, September 10, 6pm – 8pm AND Tue, September 11, 6pm – 8pm AND Wed, September 12, 10am – 12pm & 6pm – 8pm AND Thu,…

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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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DPDC Annual Potluck Picnic Next Sunday

NEIGHBOR TO NEIGHBOR PICNIC Next Sunday – September 9 – 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. DPDC Annual Potluck Picnic   Democratic Party will provide: burgers, dogs, and veggie “meats”, buns, condiments, and beverages (no alcohol in the forest preserve, please).   You bring: Side dish for 8-10 or Dessert/Fruit for…

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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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