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DEMOCRACY IS ON THE BALLOT!  TIME TO STEP UP! By Carla Feinkind Right now, it’s easy to feel like you’re being pulled in a million directions. In our house, we just had wonderfully distracting fun with the family over the holidays. (Lots of cooking and WORK, too!) There has also been lots of great news!...
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By Urszula Tanouye If you live in School District 63 (Concord Elementary and Cass Jr. High), you’ll see a bond question on your June 28 primary ballot. Our neighbor district, Center Cass 66, has its own ballot question. Each one is different, and each applies only to its own district’s voters. I’m writing to tell...
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By Chirs Hotchkin The Primary Election will be held June 28. However, early voting and mail in voting has already started. As Precinct Committeepersons, our number one job is to get as many Democratic voters to the polls as we can. Here are things we should be doing to get out the Democratic vote: Get...
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By Kim Savage Primary elections demonstrate party strength. Period. For decades, Republicans in DuPage County reliably came out and voted in the primaries, while Democrats sat on the sidelines helping perpetuate the myth that we were a red county. Even though the demographics have shifted in our favor, DuPage County has had the seconded largest...
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YOUR VOTE IS CRITICAL IN 2022 By Leslie Fugitt-Sadowski Your participation in the 2022 midterm elections is imperative to ensuring our Democratic values are upheld. Recent polling suggests that the Democratic majority is in danger. We know that the higher the voter turnout, the better the Democrats do at the polls. So what are you...
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 SAMPLE BALLOT Get your sample ballot here: https://www.dupagecounty.gov/VoterLookup/ Check polling locations (search by name, address or district): https://www.dupagecounty.gov/VoterLookup/   VOTE BY MAIL May 19 to June 28 postmarked by midnight Apply for your Vote by Mail Ballot:  https://www.dupagecounty.gov/Election/VoteByMail/ Vote By Mail Ballots start mailing on May 19 and take 4 to 5 days to arrive....
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SPEAKING UP.  IT’S UP TO YOU. By Mary Coen This is not “the best of times.” Anyone not living under a rock can list any number of issues that are stretching the fabric of our society to the ripping point: environmental extremes, the pandemic, the economy, vitriolic political partisanship, conspiracy theories, gun violence, voting rights...
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THE OBAMA LEGACY INITIATIVE By Chris Hotchkin The Obama Legacy Initiative (OLI) was formed in 2015 by Sean Tenner and Fred Greenwood. They wanted to create a way to honor President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for their service to our country and for their humanitarian ideals.  President Obama said, “As the wealthiest...
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CAN DEMOCRATS EVER LEARN TO TOOT THEIR OWN HORN? By Mary Coen Since January, Democrats have been in control of the White House and both houses of Congress, albeit by a very slim majority. Have we accomplished anything? Are we going in the right direction? Are we in any way better off than we were?...
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