Will County Democratic Central Committee - News

15

Oct

2019

Democratic Will County Board member resigns

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Will County Board member Laurie Summers resigned from her seat.

Bill Thoman said that Summers, the chairman of the Will County Democratic Central Committee, recently took a job in the Will County Coroner’s Office. If Pat O’Neil, the current coroner, decides not to run for reelection in 2020, Thoman said, Summers might run in his place.

“They’re being mutually supportive,” Thoman said.

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14

Oct

2019

Nick Palmer's Will County Executive Campaign Picks Up Steam

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An easy victory may not be in the cards for State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant in her March 17 Democratic primary race for Will County Executive. She has strong name recognition, plenty of experience campaigning and hundreds of thousands of dollars in her campaign war chest, but last week, her main rival, Will County Executive Chief of Staff Nick Palmer, landed several noteworthy endorsements. 

And those endorsements come on the heels of an infusion of cash into Palmer's campaign.

First, Palmer's endorsements:

  • Denise Winfrey, Speaker of the Board, and the first African-American woman to hold that position.
  • Jackie Traynere, D-Bolingbrook
  • Meta Mueller, D-Aurora
  • Amanda Koch, D-Frankfort
  • Beth Rice, D-Bolingbrook
  • Margaret Tyson, D-Bolingbrook
  • Herb Brooks, D-Joliet
  • Mimi Cowan, D-Naperville
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28

Aug

2019

Walk with Frankfort Township Democrats in the Fall Fest Parade

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25

Aug

2019

Walsh chief of staff Nick Palmer launches campaign for Will County Executive

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Nick Palmer, the chief of staff for Will County Executive Larry Walsh Sr., on Thursday officially announced his campaign to succeed his boss in 2020.

Palmer, who has worked under Walsh since 2004, told a crowded room at the office of the DuPage Township Democrats in Bolingbrook that he wanted to continue the work he and the rest of Walsh’s staff have been doing.

“I want to build on Larry’s legacy of bringing those services to the people, improving the efficiency, bringing more technology in,” said Palmer, 45.

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23

Aug

2019

Bertino-Tarrant considering run for Will County executive in 2020

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State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant said she is considering a run for Will County executive in 2020.

Will County Clerk records show Bertino-Tarrant, D-Shorewood, pulled a nominating petition for county executive on Wednesday, but she said she has made no official decision about her plans for the next election.

Her current term in the Illinois Senate ends in 2021. Bertino-Tarrant confirmed Thursday she was meeting with local leaders about the decision and said she would make her announcement once she feels comfortable doing so.

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