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Jan 2018
Message from the DGTDO Chair Recently, Swing Left tweeted Republican pundit Steve Schmidt’s prediction that #BlueWave2018 will be like the “tsunami from the movie Armageddon when the asteroid hit”. Are you ready to jump on the #BlueWave2018?  To make it happen we need all hands on deck to generate the momentum we need to get...
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                       How to Ride a Big Blue Wave Go Blue! Get Active! Get out the Vote! This may be the ride of your life!by Maryann Vazquez There is a Big Blue Wave washing over this Land of Lincoln and beyond.  Learn how to ride that huge wave and turn the tide on the Republican Agenda....
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Candidate Challenges – As Usual! By Mark Garrity As they always do, Republicans challenged the petitions of several Democratic candidates in DuPage County for the March primary election. They do this just about every election on the tiniest of technicalities. It’s obvious this isn’t about preventing people who don’t deserve to be on the ballot...
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NO MORE EXCUSES! Why Democrats need to vote in the March 20 2018 Primary By Chris Johnson          It’s widely believed that Republicans turn out in higher numbers for primaries than Democrats, especially in midterm years like 2018.  And here in DuPage County, many Democrats have felt that voting in primaries was an exercise in...
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Getting Involved by Julia Sant Getting involved in a campaign was not something I would have seen myself doing as a high school senior. But, on November 8th, 2016, Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. That, I can say, was something I NEVER saw coming. In the year that followed, I felt...
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MEETING NOTICE WEDNESDAY, January 17, 2018 7:30 p.m.-9:00p.m. District 99 Administration Building, 6301 Springside in Downers Grove Pledge of Allegience Introductions Program: Candidates  Residing in Downers Grove Township (7:40): Business Agenda (8:15 pm): Minutes and Treasurer’s Report – 2min Report from DuPage County Democratic Party Executive Committee 2min Chair Report-5min Committee Reports and Allied Organizations...
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Voter Registration Action Team Update 2018… OH MY!! Our goals for 2018 are simple, get Democrats registered and to the polls!! To that end we are reaching out to different community groups, identifying target populations, scheduling voter registration events and looking for feedback.  But most importantly, we want to identify how we can support PCs!...
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My Volunteer Experience By Joy Chen As a junior at Hinsdale Central High School, my Spanish teacher approached me and my peers asking us if we would be interested in being student election judges. I immediately jumped at the chance, and on April 4, 2017 I spent the day inside Westmont Junior High School’s gymnasium...
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Update from the Protect The Vote Action Team We know the bad news:  the 2016 election was stolen.  Democratic voter participation was suppressed in many communities, GOP Congressional committees tried to destroy Hillary and the media harped on stories of FALSE equivalencies between Trump and Clinton and now we finally KNOW RUSSIA interfered in many...
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