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May 9, 2018
Taking Donations to Create Design Templates! One of our strengths as Democrats, and as DGT Democrats in particular, is that we STEP UP to help our local candidates however we can.  Chris English’s article below describes an exciting plan to do just that.  First project:  raising funds for professional design of a walk card, specific...
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Help Us Make The Newsletter Better for You!  Spring is here and finally the weather has caught up with the calendar.  Springtime is a reminder of renewal.  Trees sprouted new buds and some have bloomed.  The smell of freshly cut grass and tulips breaking through the ground is the beginning of a new season.  ...
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Meet Our Democratic Judicial Candidates By Chris Johnson Democrats Jeff Jacobson and Linda Davenport will both appear on DuPage County ballots in November as judicial candidates, running to fill two different vacancies for Circuit Court judge.  That’s right, you can vote for both of these highly qualified Democrats!  Jeff is already well known to many...
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Stay United to Elect Democrats in the Midterm Hair on Fire By Carla Feinkind In 2016, some were saying that there was no difference between the Democratic and Republican parties. Young voters without a historical perspective, or even ultra-left voters, were disillusioned and felt that both parties were too corporatist, ignoring the PEOPLE. But today,...
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Election Screw-Ups Have Consequence Election Judges frustrated By Sue Sitton Has the need to find Election Judges for the November 2018 election increased since the Primary Election on March 20, 2018?  There has always been a need for more judges.  Our judges are dedicated to ensuring that elections are fair and processes are followed to...
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We Need YOU to RECRUIT Election Judges! By Sara Byron How many people have you met in the last 18 months that are looking for a way to get involved in the political process?  This may be a perfect fit – a limited commitment that even pays a little cash!   Every even-numbered year after...
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Pulling it Together After a Loss — Voter’s Perspective Stepping aside for the greater good By Maryann Vazquez During the hard work we do to get our candidate elected during the primary, it’s hard not to become emotionally invested in that candidate.  We give so much time and energy to the campaign.  We are excited...
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Pulling It Together After a Loss Is Critical for Dems. Let’s unite at all levels to build the Blue Wave! By Anne Sommerkamp “If we think of fascism as a wound from the past that had almost healed, putting Trump in the White House was like ripping off the bandage and picking at the scab.” ...
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May Letter from the Chair:  Kim Savage Unity. The word echoes through the peaks and troughs of the Blue Wave. A day doesn’t go by without someone mentioning the importance of unity for electing Democrats in 2018 and 2020. It isn’t just important! It is essential to breaking the toxic stranglehold on the Illinois Governor’s...
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