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2020 County Convention - Congratulations DuPage Dems Tonight we successfully held our 2020 County Convention. The confirmed Checked-In Report is 208 PCs (out of 309) with a weighted vote of 28,729 (out of 42,338). Thank you to our Township Chairs, whose input made our Virtual County Convention better. Martin McManamon, Cheryl Hagerty, Matt Custer,…
2020 Census – We ALL Count - Taking the Census is safe, confidential and critical to ensuring our communities get the resources we need for things like public schools, fire departments, health clinics, roads and more... Go to https://my2020census.gov/ now to make sure you’re counted.
2020 DuPage Dems Membership – Join/Renew - Join or Renew Now Be a card-carrying DuPage Democrat in 2020. Show off your commitment to fighting for Economic Justice, Civil Rights and Our Environment. Get discounted tickets to our events for the next 12 months. Attend Member-Only events for Free. Most importantly, support our 42 Races in 2020 to…
County Convention Notice for 2020 Democratic Elected PCs - Notice for anyone on the ballot as a PC in the 2020 Democratic Primary Approved 2020 County Convention Rules --> Click Here From the Desk of Cynthia Borbas - Chair of the Democratic Party of DuPage County Fellow DuPage Dems / PCs, My name is Cynthia Borbas, and I’m the…
Judges – Why They Matter - State courts handle more than 95% of America's court cases. Local courts matter. A strong, independent judiciary is critical and essential to the checks and balances that ensure the system works well for everyone. While the ethnicity and/or gender of judges has nothing to do with the quality of their…
2020 Gala - DuPage Dems 2020 Gala – In It to Win It Spend an inspiring night with Thom Hartmann, Elected Officials, Candidates and fellow Democrats as we get ready for the 2020 Election. The night will focus on the Importance of the 2020 Election and highlight the work of our PCs and…
County Board – Why it Matters - The DuPage County Board runs on an annual budget of $450+ million. The County Board decides exactly how (and to who) they spend this budget on behalf of the residents of DuPage. We need Democrats on the Board to ensure the issues / values we share are supported on the…
DuPage Dems Difference Maker – Joan Knippen - My interest in politics began during the 2016 presidential campaign. I think that is when I really started to pay attention. On election night I was not as surprised as many where, by the outcome. I had a gut feeling for several months on how the election was going to…
Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, Happy Kwanzaa, Happy Holidays! - From all of us at the Democratic Party of DuPage County Wishing you and your family a a Joyous Holiday Season and a New Year filled with Peace, Happiness and Democratic Victories Sincerely, Cynthia Borbas Chair of the Democratic Party of DuPage County
2020 PCs – Congratulations on Filing - Congratulations to all our PCs who filed! Full listing of PCs that Filed Some quick numbers. In 2012 Republican PCs Filed Spots: 560 (74.87%) Democratic PCs Filed Spots: 241 (32.22%) In 2014 Republican PCs Filed Spots: 515 (68.12%) Democratic PCs Filed Spots: 229 (30.29%) In 2016 Republican PCs Filed Spots:…
DuPage Dems Difference Maker – Gary Kleppe - In Gary's own words... I started getting involved in local politics shortly after moving to Illinois around the turn of the millennium. I participated in a local progressive Democrats group and volunteered for Dennis Kucinich's campaign for president and for Christine Cegelis as she worked to replace noted Republican pecksniff…
DuPage Dems Difference Maker – Mary Lemanski - In Mary's own words... In early 2018, between the Trump administration, Peter Roskam, and Bruce Rauner, I felt that I needed to do something to help the Democrats in the mid-term election, but being a single mom of two kids, I'm limited on time, so I wanted to do something…
DuPage Dems Difference Maker – Dan Bailey - Dan grew up in DuPage. As the oldest of 9 he took care of his siblings He would say he started looking out for the little guy. In primary school felt aligned with the Civil Rights movement. In high school he protested the Vietnam War, following MLK and Ghandian nonviolence.…
DuPage Dems Difference Maker – Jean Kaczmarek - *Write-Up below submitted by Liz Chaplin Years before Jean held public office she was already making a difference in DuPage County. Jean was working tirelessly to ensure our electoral process was fair and just. Jean has also worked to strengthen the DuPage County Ethics Policy and alerted the Dupage County…
DPDC 2019 Picnic Photos by Richard Hirsh - A big thank you to Richard Hirsh for the lovely photos.
DuPage Dems Difference Maker – Lynn Casey-Maher - In Lynn's own words... In 2016 I heeded Bernie Sanders call to action and started getting involved in local politics. Because as we all know, change occurs best from the bottom up. I attended activist events and did my first canvassing with Coalition for a Better Illinois Sixth and Indivisible…
DuPage Dems Difference Maker – Loretta Burke - Chicago native, Loretta Burke, has lived in Aurora for 20 years, and in 2000 became a member of the Naperville Township Democratic Organization. Most recently, Loretta was elected in 2017 as one of the first-ever Democrats to be elected to the Naperville Township Board of Trustees, where she will serve…
DuPage Dems Difference Maker – Walt Zlotow - Walt Zlotow – Completing seventh term as PC in Milton 13. Chair of Milton Democrats, 2015 – 2019. Currently recruiting new PCs in Milton Township. Board member (treasurer) at Indivisible DuPage. Primary focus: working to end America’s perpetual wars through writing and public speaking throughout DuPage. Talks scheduled for September…
DuPage Dems Difference Maker – Laura Font - Laura Font - Who is our current Office Volunteer Coordinator in her own words. PC in Elmhurst for over ten years. (Moved to Oak Park year ago but still showing up at the DuPage office.) After retirement from teaching in Lombard, started volunteering in DuPage Democratic Office during 2016 election.…

 

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