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MESSAGE FROM TERRA COSTA HOWARD – RE FAQ ABOUT ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN I am so proud that Illinois has passed the Protect Illinois Communities Act, a new gun safety law that will help keep assault weapons away from dangerous people. This new law, HB 5471, immediately bans the sale and distribution of assault weapons, high-capacity magazines,...
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CONSOLIDATED ELECTION – KEY INFORMATION AND DATES. DuPage Election Division website Links to the DuPage Election Division Check your voter information Register to vote (online, in person, and by mail) Apply for Vote By Mail on line Track you Vote by Mail Ballot (text, email, phone) Key Dates to Remember: JAN 4 – First day for...
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PRESIDENT BIDEN AWARDS PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL TO 12 ELECTION WORKERS AND CAPITOL POLICE. By Chris Hotchkin President Joe Biden marked the second anniversary of the January 6 capitol riot by awarding the Presidential Citizen’s Medal to 12 Americans who helped to preserve our democracy by standing up to Donald Trump’s lies about the election or by...
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HISTORIC ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN SIGNED INTO LAW. By Joanna Williams The historic assault weapons ban signed by Gov Pritzker Jan 10, 2023. What’s in the legislation?  The key details: Immediately ends the sale, delivery and purchase of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.  Included in the legislation is a comprehensive, detailed and updated list of the...
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PC CORNER – JANUARY 2023 By Chris Hotchkin Just as we are recycling or storing signs and literature from the 2022 election, we realize that the upcoming April 4 consolidated election will be really important for our way of life and our children’s education. This is the election in which we will choose school board...
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LETTER FROM THE CHAIR – JANUARY 2023. By Julia Kennedy Beckman, DGTDO Chair Year in Review – DGTDO had a very successful fundraising and campaigning year in 2022, resulting in the rousing success of many of our Democrats in the November elections.  We made history by electing the first woman as DuPage County Board Chair, first...
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SUPPORT OUR CANDIDTES – SEAN CASTEN! By Reid McCollum Rep. Sean Casten is the most vulnerable Democratic House incumbent in Illinois this fall. Almost 80% of voters are new to his district, and Gov. Pritzker only won it by 5 points in 2018. You can help Sean win re-election and defend the Democratic House majority...
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IF YOU NEED ANOTHER REASON TO VOTE ON NOVEMBER 8 ….. By Joanna Williams The Workers’ Rights Amendment to the Illinois Constitution is on the ballot! In the fall of 2022, Illinois voters will have an opportunity to vote for a constitutional ban on “right-to-work” laws in the state. Right to Work laws weaken unions....
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SO, WHAT DO DEMOCRATS BELIEVE? By Mary Coen I have been asked recently what it is that motivates the Democratic Party? What values do they hold that determine their push to direct departments and pass bills and lead investigations? I can’t find any research that directly involves our political parties but there is a body...
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VOTE FOR DEMOCRATS TO DEFEND OUR RIGHTS AND OUR DEMOCRACY By Carla Feinkind These are scary, HAIR–ON–FIRE times. This dangerous GOP is a threat to our way of life. The GOP is a threat to our democracy – they are now a fully fascist entity. They unabashedly idolize Hungary’s authoritarian leader, Viktor Orbán and Vladimir...
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