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SUPPORT DGTDO OFFICE AND ELECT DEMOCRATS! Please donate today to keep our office open. While we are not meeting in person and have had less face-to-face contact with voters, our work continues. In addition to social media and email, we have done more outreach through the U.S. Mail. We must also continue to pay for...
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  A ROADMAP TO WINNING TOWNSHIP ELECTIONS By Reid McCollum My first act in local politics was to attend a meeting of the DuPage Democrats on January 9, 2017 in Wheaton. I went because Trump was my President, and I was horrified beyond belief. I knew that working to defeat Peter Roskam was all I...
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  VOTING IS LOCAL TOO! By Mary Coen  We are the fortunate ones who live in a free country, legally allowed to make our own personal choices in life, to peacefully assemble with others of our choice, and to have a say in who runs our government. To maintain this freedom only two things are...
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H.R. 1: FOR THE PEOPLE ACT OF 2021. IT’S A BIG DEAL! By Margaret Brownlie Hello Fellow Democratic Warriors!  Are you interested in… Protecting Voters from many and various forms of suppression? Protecting our vote from hackers and unfair voting practices? Eliminating the power of Citizens United?  Corporations and their DARK MONEY specifically. Securing and requiring...
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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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