Democratic National Convention

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2020 DNC Delegate Selection Process

2019-05-17T11:10:02-05:00

2020 DNC Delegate Selection Process by Mary Morrissey, Executive Director, Democratic Party of Illinois @DemsForIllinois In little more than a year, our country will face an historic turning point - the 2020 Presidential Election. For Democrats, the election will finally be an opportunity to unseat a President whose policies and principles are so antithetical to our own. Already the 2020 election is growing into a history-making election. Currently, there are 22 Democrats who have declared their candidacy for the Presidency. The sheer number of candidates running to become president has its place in history, but it is underscored by the [...]

2020 DNC Delegate Selection Process2019-05-17T11:10:02-05:00

The Democratic National Convention: A Women’s Perspective

2017-01-22T12:43:18-05:00

The Democratic National Convention: A Women’s Perspective by Doris Turner, Chairwoman of the Sangamon County Democratic Party and Springfield Ward 3 Alderwoman @VoteforDoris “You may write me down in history, with your bitter, twisted lies, you may trod me in the very dirt, but still, like dust, I rise”.  As Senator Cory Booker brought those words of Maya Angelou to life for the delegates to the 2016 Democratic National Convention, my eyes welled up with tears and my soul began to rise because I was reminded of the significance of Philadelphia, what this week would have meant to my mother, what [...]

The Democratic National Convention: A Women’s Perspective2017-01-22T12:43:18-05:00