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Monee Township Democratic Organization Monthly Meeting

Monday, June 22, 2020


This meeting will be conducted via Zoom. For login credentials or a call-in number, please contact Billy Morgan, Monee Township Democratic Chair, at billybobmorgan@gmail.com. 

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Monee Township Democratic Organization Monthly Meeting

Thursday, May 28, 2020, 7:00 pm

Via Zoom

Please inquire to Township Chair Billy Morgan at billybobmorgan@gmail.com for credentials if you wish to attend.

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Statement from Will County Democratic Chair Bill Thoman

PLAINFIELD – Bill Thoman, the chair of the Will County Democratic Central Committee, has issued the following statement following the results of the March 17, 2020, primary election:


“From a spirited debate of ideas, to a rare primary endorsement by our Party, to unprecedented shutdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic, the March 2020 primary has been one for the history books – for the Will County Democratic Party and for the country at large.


“I want to congratulate all of those who were victorious in last night’s contests. Though all of the vote-by-mail votes have not yet been received by the Clerk’s Office, it’s clear that State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant will be our party’s standard-bearer to succeed Larry Walsh, Sr., as the Democratic nominee for County Executive. Congratulations to Senator Bertino-Tarrant, her team, and her supporters!


“It’s also clear that Laurie Summers – our party’s endorsed candidate – has routed her opponent. Congratulations go to Laurie, and to the whole Will County Democratic Party that came together to support her in an unprecedented way.


“Now is the time to rest, relax, and practice social distancing. It’s also time to reflect on what’s at stake this November: a Democratic countywide slate, a Democratic county board, state elected officials, and so much more.


“Though the primaries can be contentious, there’s too much at stake in November – with Donald Trump seeking four more years of destructive policies at the federal level – to sit this one out. I urge all Democrats, whether your candidate won or lost last night, to support our slate, our party, and our values come November.


“Thank you, and stay safe!” 



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Candidates Wanted: Plainfield Chamber of Commerce Business & Jobs Expo on Saturday, February 15th

Plainfield Chamber of Commerce Business & Jobs Expo on Saturday, February 15th 


The Plainfield Democrats are sponsoring a booth at the Expo, which will be held at Plainfield Central High School Field House (located at 24120 W Fort Beggs Dr, Plainfield, IL 60544) to showcase our Organization and especially our Democratic Candidates!  

Note: attendees, for ease of access, consider parking on the North side of the school. Look for the signs to the entrance. 

The Expo is open to the public from 10 am until 1 pm.  

Note: The booth will be available to all Democratic Candidates starting around 8:00 am, during setup.

Candidates please provide campaign signs! A table will be available, as well, to place campaign material as handouts.

There is something new at the Expo this year: At 11:30 am, there will be a Candidate Corner. 

If a Candidate is not at the event or does not have a representative, a campaign may not be showcased. 

Candidates will have a place to leave their coats and mingle with potential voters and local business leaders. 

Volunteers are also needed to set up (between 7:30 & 8:00 am), tear down (starting around 1:00 pm) and to operate the booth during the Expo.  

Please contact Kevin Clancy at 815.258.9976 or kevinc53@comcast.net, if you have any questions and especially if your Campaign is planning to attend and, of course, if you wish to volunteer. 

The Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce Expo related website is http://www.plainfieldexpo.com/ 

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Our Revolution endorses three Will County area candidates

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The progressive political group Our Revolution endorsed multiple Illinois candidates over the weekend, including three running in Will County.

The group announced its endorsement of Congressional candidates Marie Newman and Rachel Ventura and Illinois House candidate Dagmara “Dee” Avelar, according to a news release.

Newman, a La Grange businesswoman, is challenging U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Western Springs, in the 3rd Congressional District. Ventura, a Will County Board member, is challenging U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, in the 11th District.

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