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Doug House Re-Elected President of Democrat Chairs’ Association

2018-05-21T10:36:58+00:00

For Immediate Release: Monday May 21, 2018 Contact: Toby Trimmer, Communications Director (217) 622-7547 | toby@ildcca.org DOUG HOUSE RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT OF DEMOCRAT CHAIRS' ASSOCIATION Rock Island Dems leader credited for growth in funds, training & building influence SPRINGFIELD, Illinois – Last weekend in Springfield over 100 county-level Democratic candidates from throughout Illinois gathered to participate in an intense set of training sessions to learn how to win against their GOP opponents. At the same time, Democratic County Chairs corralled to unanimously re-elect Doug House as President of the statewide association. “It’s an honor to have the confidence of the dedicated [...]

Doug House Re-Elected President of Democrat Chairs’ Association 2018-05-21T10:36:58+00:00

Black History Month – An Opportunity to Motivate and Rededicate

2018-02-11T13:32:04+00:00

Black History Month – An Opportunity to Motivate and Rededicate by Doris Turner, Sangamon County Democratic Party Chair, Springfield Ward 3 Alderman, @VoteforDoris This year, Black History Month is more than just another opportunity to observe, celebrate and unite over the contributions of our ancestors who endured unspeakable hardships in this country. It is, in fact, with those struggles in mind that we must demand a better Illinois. February is the month that Illinois political campaigns will catapult their efforts into high gear seeking votes for the March 20 Primary Election. For those of us who are passionate Democrats, we [...]

Black History Month – An Opportunity to Motivate and Rededicate 2018-02-11T13:32:04+00:00

The Democratic National Convention: A Women’s Perspective

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

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 Perspective 2017-01-22T12:43:18+00:00