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MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR – FEBRUARY EDITION By Kim Savage, DGTDO Chair We’ve said it before, “Bad officials are elected by good citizens who don’t vote!” This quote is attributed to magazine editor George Jean Nathan. This has played out over and over again throughout the county, the state, and even locally when school boards...
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WHAT ABOUT TOWNSHIPS? By Karol Sole “I live in Hinsdale. Why are you asking me about Downers Grove Township?” asks a voter. You explain that the whole County is divided into nine Townships, like a tic-tac-toe board, and Hinsdale is in the southeastern township, named Downers Grove Township. Hinsdale is in Downers Grove Township. So...
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  MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR – JANUARY EDITION By Kim Savage We looked forward to starting the new year with a clean slate and the promise of a new direction. We started off in a frenzy of phone calls to Georgia, once all the postcards were in the mail. We held our breath as the...
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  RED VERSUS BLUE By Ken Kuchar Republican Rule Has Created Taxpayer Dependent Red States Red states are the most dependent upon “big government.”  The overwhelming majority of the top state recipients of federal taxpayer money are Red states. In fact, the overwhelming majority of Blue states pay more in federal tax dollarsthan they get...
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 MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR – NOVEMBER EDITION By Kim Savage Woo hoo! Thank you to everyone who helped make the 2020 election historic! While it has been a tough year for everyone, we can take pride in all of the excellent candidates who put themselves out there on behalf of the community! Five residents of...
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  DuPAGE REPUBLIANS ADD 3 REFERENDUM ON THE BALLOT. FLUFF? By Mary Coen I always vote. That’s a given for me. But I admit that there have been times, I’m ashamed to admit, when I have skipped items on the ballot, usually propositions, because I didn’t know enough to be certain which way to jump....
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 DuPAGE REPUBLICANS BACK TRUMP AND OTHER DESTRUCTION By Joanna Williams 1) DuPage Republicans’ official endorsement of Trump: (Aug 28) ·        “Last night President Donald J Trump officially accepted the nomination of the Republican Party for president of the United States of America.  We look forward to supporting his re-election and continued good governance for our...
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  SUPPORT DGTDO OFFICE AND ELECT DEMOCRATS! In this time of crisis due to COVID-19, we applaud the efforts of our doctors, nurses, health care professionals, health care support staff, fire fighters, EMTs, police, letter carriers, sanitation workers, teachers, store clerks, food production employees, farmers, and everyone else who makes it possible for us to care...
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 MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR – SEPTEMBER 2020 By Kim Savage, DGTDO Chair Do you have a voting plan? Studies show that people who have a voting plan are more likely to vote than those who do not think about it in advance. Make sure everyone in your household and in your “bubble” has a voting...
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