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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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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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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Meet the Candidate: Jean Kaczmarek for DuPage County Clerk

The daughter of a Korean War vet, Jean Kaczmarek was raised in a blue-collar family in the Midwest. The values of hard work, common sense, fairness and justice follow her every day. She graduated from Western Illinois University and had a career in communications. Jean is a 26-year property tax…

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Upcoming Events This Week

We need your help for the Democrats to win in November. Get involved! Here are our upcoming events… Kathleen Carrier for State Rep ~ D42, Fundraiser When: Wednesday, May 30; 7:00-9:00 PM Where: Oakfield Family Restaurant, 27W229 Geneva Rd, Winfield, IL 60190, USA Please join us for an informal evening…

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Meet the Candidate: Gregory Whalen for DuPage County Sheriff

Greg Whalen lives in Clarendon Hills with his wife, Tiffany, 5 children and a variety of pets. Greg and his family have a passion for hockey and enjoy watching their 12 and 10-year olds play travel hockey with the Sabre’s Hockey Organization. In his free time, Greg enjoys spending time…

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