Want to Get Involved? Upcoming Canvassing & Phone Bank Events

Want to help the Democrats turn DuPage County blue in November? Get involved! Here are a list of upcoming canvassing and phone banks events for the next week…   Phone Bank for Casten (Downers Grove) May 17th 5-8 PM May  22nd 5-8 PM May 24th 5-8 PM Where: 928 Warren…

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New Sean Casten Poll Shows Tie with Roskam

Democrat Sean Casten, who is trying to unseat incumbent U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., says his internal polling numbers show the two are in a statistical tie. The survey (see the memo here) indicates 45 percent of those surveyed support Roskam, 44 percent for Casten, with 11 percent undecided. Democrats…

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Is Roskam Worried About a ‘Blue Wave’ in Illinois’ 6th District?

Republican U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam is running for his seventh term in Illinois’ 6th Congressional District, but not without stiff competition from the left. If voter turnout is any indicator, there may be a so-called Democratic “blue wave” brewing in the district, which covers suburbs west and northwest of Chicago…

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In Praise of Women Running for Office and Marching to the Polls

Suzanne Baker Naperville Sun The 6th Congressional District race is indicative of a wave that is rolling across the nation. Of the seven candidates vying for the opportunity to run head-to-head against incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam this November, five are women. In record numbers women are jumping into…

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