2018 Democratic Convention

Join Tenth Dems for a Democratic Convention right in your own backyard! On Sunday, February 25, at 2 PM, Tenth Dems will co-host a 2018 Democratic Convention at the College of Lake County (Grayslake Campus), 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake. Other co-hosts include: Indivisible Lindenhurst, Warren Township Democrats, Avon Township Democrats, Indivisible Northern Lake County, McHenry Township Democrats, Indivisible IL 14, Grant Township Democrats, Lake County Democratic Independent Women, Northwest Suburban Democrats, and the Lake Villa Township Democrats.

Learn more about your 2018 Democratic candidates by signing up for the Democratic Convention in Grayslake.

Democratic candidates up and down the ballot–from the governor’s race to precinct committeemen–will be there. This is a great way for Lake County voters (and others in the 6th, 10th, and 14th Congressional Districts) to hear from many of the Democratic candidates ahead of the March 20 primary.

Whether you’ve been following every race closely or you’re just tuning in now, you can get more engaged by joining us at the Convention at the College of Lake County. It’s free and open to all Democrats.

These are serious times. The Convention will be informative—which is important—but it should be pretty fun, too. Hear some short speeches, see candidates in person, and socialize with fellow Democrats.

For more information or to RSVP, click here, email events@tenthdems.org, or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

Register voters in Illinois

If Democrats get out and vote, we win. But we need to register voters first. And you can help do that right now. 

Tenth Dems University invites you to an upcoming series of trainings for Cook and Lake County residents who wish to become Deputy Voter Registrars. Deputy Registrars must be trained in the county in which they live, but once trained, can register voters anywhere in Illinois.

The training will be provided by the County Clerks’ offices, takes less than an hour, and is free of charge. Sign-ups will be taken up to 5 hours before the class starts. In most cases, late sign-ups will not be added to the class.

For Cook County residents:
Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Glencoe co-sponsored by Grab the Wheel and March to Action
When:Tuesday, February 3, 2018 at 10:00 am
Where: Glencoe Union Church, 263 Park Ave., Glencoe

For Lake County Residents:
Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Libertyville
When: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 6:00pm
Where: Lake County Central Permit Facility, 500 W. Winchester Rd., Libertyville

Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Waukegan
When: Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 10:00am
Where: 10th Floor – County Building A, 18 N. County St., Waukegan

If you wish to attend any of these sessions, we must submit your name in advance and the address at which you are registered to vote. For more information, email volunteers@tenthdems.org, or call 847-266-VOTE (8683). Also, let us know if you can help organize our voter registration events.

Voting is our most basic right, and helping others to exercise that right is an important contribution to our community. We hope you can help.

STAY INFORMED – Let’s Talk Politics in Highland Park

Join Moraine Democrats on Monday, October 2, 2017, at 7:00 pm, at Mizuki Grill, 474 Central Avenue, in Highland Park for another in the ongoing series of current events discussions, “Let’s Talk Politics.” Tenth Dems University sponsors this popular series, often co-sponsoring with local Democratic groups. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in spirited discussion and thoughtful political analysis.
Several of us are planning to get together for dinner at Mizuki Grill at 6:00 pm, before our Let’s Talk Politics program begins. Join us for dinner (food available for purchase) at this excellent Highland Park restaurant with its full menu of Japanese food and burgers.
Let’s Talk Politics is a moderated discussion and allows opportunities for Democrats in and around the 10th District to talk about important issues of the day.
For more information, or to register, click here, email events@tenthdems.org, or call (847)266-VOTE (8683).

4th of July Parade

Join fellow Moraine Township Dems and show your support for Democratic values and our candidates! And have fun on July 4th. The

Highland Park parade will step off at 10:00 am. We start gathering at 9:00 – please arrive by 9:30 – 9:40.

We need people to walk with us, people to serve as Moraine Dems Parade Marshals, and folks who can help us staff the Democrats’ table at the festival at Sunset Park after the parade.  Or just come by our booth and visit.

The parade will begin at 1700 St. John’s Avenue – the train station parking lot east of the tracks and south of Laurel (look for

Spot #34 – Moraine Township Democrats) – and will end at Sunset Woods Park. The total parade distance will be nine blocks.

Hope you can join us!  To RSVP, click here.  For more information, call us at (847)702-6635.

Lake County Precinct Committee People and Democratic Grassroots Volunteer Training

Now is the time to really get involved in electing more Democrats. . And here is a great chance – Tenth Dems and Lake County Dems are sponsoring training for Lake County Precinct Committeepeople and Democratic grassroots volunteers on Sunday, April 30 in Gurnee.  Sign up now.

DATE: Sunday, April 30
TIME: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
PLACE: Lake County Federation of Teachers Hall, 248 Ambrogio Drive, Gurnee

Anyone interested in taking a more active role in 2017 is invited.  RSVP required.

To RSVP, click here, email volunteers@tenthdems.org or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

Hope to see you there!

Moraine Township Democratic Slate Victorious in April 4, 2017 Election

 

Moraine Township Democrats were happy to support the successful election of the Democratic slate “Team Moraine” in the April 4th municipal elections. Overall, the slate received 75% of the total vote.

We congratulate and welcome the continued services of the following: Anne Flanigan Bassi, Township Supervisor: Gail Feiger Brown, Township Clerk: Cynthia Plouche, Assessor and Dwayne Douglas, Cindy Wolfson, Amy Zisook, Trustees. In addition, we welcome Pablo Alvarez, Trustee in his first term.

Time to begin focusing on the midterm elections!  Join Us! To volunteer, click on our “Take Action” link.  To contribute, join or renew your membership, click on our “Contribute” link.