Lake County Illinois Democrats Welcome You

Perhaps at no time in our recent history is there more at stake than now. Medicare, Social Security and our most vulnerable citizens are under attack. The middle class is under attack. Progressive values are under attack. But you can help us fight back.

The 2016 election will bring a roster of outstanding Democratic candidates for office at the local and national level. Each one is dedicated to upholding the values which provide strength for our community, state and nation. And each candidate is committed to public service and brings a wealth of insight and experience.

The Democratic Party stands for people-oriented public policy... jobs, fiscal discipline, sensible foreign policy, national security, education, affordable health care, environmental protection, international cooperation and the participation of the public towards the goal of this country achieving its ultimate best.

The Lake County Democratic Party works towards these goals by helping democratic candidates, arranging events, assisting voters, providing information about issues and much more.

We need your help to transform this county and this country into one where the needs of its people come first. Will you help? Click here to volunteer.

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Reception for Mary Turley
Friday, October 21

Canvass for Amanda Howland
Sunday, October 23

League of Women Voters Candidate Debates
Round Lake Beach
Tuesday, October 25

Phone Bank
Tuesday, October 25

Tenth Dems Annual Awards Dinner
Tuesday, November 1

Your Polling Place
Tuesday, November 8

More Democratic Events

Early voting begins Monday
Early voting for the Nov. 8 election begins Monday, Oct. 24, at 14 early voting sites throughout the Lake County.
Daily Herald    10/20/2016

Howland shares my values
I am voting for Amanda Howland for Congress in the 6th District on Nov. 8. I share her values regarding tax reform, health care, mental health and suicide prevention. I have a special needs child, and she has worked to make life better for those with challenges. She is behind the middle class which is suffering right now. Amanda stands for women's rights. As a woman, I offer her my enthusiastic support.
Daily Herald    10/17/2016

Four more picks for Congress
Amanda Howland is an experienced lawyer, a College of Lake County trustee, and a professional mediator. We could use a professional mediator in Washington about now.
Chicago Sun-Times    10/12/2016

Worker morale, spending at issue in Lake County court clerk race
Erin Cartwright Weinstein, a family law attorney the past 12 years and former Lake County prosecutor who lives in Gurnee, is making her first attempt at public office. She said part of her plan to address what she contends is poor office morale would be a proper training program for all employees. The office culture hinders productivity of front-line clerks and others, she added.
Daily Herald    10/1/2016

Lake County ballots online
Lake County registered voters can preview their Nov. 8 ballot online. Each web visitor will need to confirm his or her voter registration status at LakeVoterPower.info and click on the "What is on my Ballot?" tab to preview a personalized ballot.
Daily Herald    9/29/2016

Hawthorn Woods resident takes on Lake County Board chairman
Gerri Songer cited a "lack of transparency an inadequate represention of community interests" regarding financing of the proposed Route 53 extension, and called it a bad plan that won't work.
Daily Herald    9/24/2016

Lake County coroner to seek re-election as write-in candidate
Barred from the ballot as an independent, Lake County Coroner Thomas Rudd said Friday he is running for re-election as a write-in candidate. In the announcement, Rudd acknowledged court rulings against him and sought to differentiate himself from the pack. "I will be running as the Democratic write-in candidate," he said.
Daily Herald    9/16/2016

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