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For Immediate Release August 17, 2017 Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / firstname.lastname@example.org Democrats Ready to Defeat Rauner and Trump Record-breaking Turnout at IDCCA Brunch Demonstrates Surge of Enthusiasm Springfield, IL -- Democrats, motivated by the one two punch of incompetence and chaos brought on by Donald Trump and Bruce Rauner, came [...]
Build The Bench by Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, @CheriBustos As Democrats, We Need to Build the Bench Any Democratic County Chairman will tell you that candidate recruitment is a daunting task. Finding the right person with the qualifications can be difficult whether you are recruiting for County Board or Congress. When I served as the [...]
Governor Rauner should keep his word to protect Illinois women Help us send a message to Governor Rauner to sign HB40 into law By Brigid Leahy, Public Policy Director for Planned Parenthood Illinois Action, @PPIAction In the years immediately following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, anti-abortion politicians have pushed to [...]
Asking for Money by Natasha Smith, User Experience and Communications Manager, National Democratic Training Committee, @traindems In a horrible take of the famous Gretzky quote: “You don’t get 100% of the checks you never ask for.” (OK, I know — bad grammar and it can read a few different ways, but you get my point.) People do [...]
Direct Mail for Local Elections by Gillian Rosenberg Armour, Vice President, Wildfire Contact, @wfcontact What is direct mail? In campaigns, there are 3 types of mail: Persuasion Direct Mail - mail that is targeted at a group of people who are likely to vote in that election, and who you can persuade to vote [...]
Democratic Municipal Officials, A Constituency Association of the Democratic National Committee by Nils Robbins, Communications Director, @NationalDMO The Last Blue Wall As federal and state governments have cut funding and resources for essential services, it is local officials who have had to get creative to be sure that constituents’ needs are met. There’s nowhere [...]
Young Democrats of Illinois Embark on New Vision by Kevin Brooks, President, Young Democrats of Illinois, @Kbrooks2080 It is with profound gratitude and boundless optimism that I start my term as President of the Young Democrats of Illinois (YDI). Joining me on the Executive Board of YDI are eight of the most dedicated and [...]
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