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Addison Shriners Parade on August 28th

Join ATDO in celebrating our DuPage Democratic Candidates by marching with us in the Addison Shriners Parade on Sunday, 8/28/2022, starting at Addison Trails High School/Army Trail Road to Kennedy Way

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August 18th Dems Activities in DuPage County

This Thursday in DuPage County is full of fun events and fund raisers. Check out the list below then visit the ATDO Calendar page for a look at what else is coming your way this month.

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DuPage County Clerk Cuts Ribbon Opening Paved Fairgrounds Parking Lot

Today the DuPage County Clerk Jean Kaczmarek hosted a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the paving of the parking lot at the DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton. Funding for the paving of the parking lot was made possible by a $149,000 grant from the Illinois State Board of Elections to the County Clerk’s Office for polling place improvement and safety. 

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New Voting Machines for DuPage County

Early in the 2020 election cycle Cook County got new voting machines, or “ballot marking devices” as they are sometimes called. Here in DuPage County, we were jealous. The DuPage machines were decades old and in replacement as the software could no longer be updated.

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In-Person Meetings Resume for ATDO

The time has come. The Addison Township Democratic Organization’s monthly meetings resume tonight at at the Addison Public Library. The gavel falls at 7:00 PM Central Time in the library’s largest meeting room, which sits to the immediate right as attendees enter the front door. Per Sarah Quinn, ATDO Chairperson, “Although most thought the 2020 …

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708 Mental Health Referendum for Addison Township

The Addison Township Democrats support the effort to establish a Community Mental Health Board that will ensure that all residents of Addison Township have equal access to a high–quality, comprehensive care delivery system for people affected by mental illness, addiction, or developmental disabilities. The term 708 refers to the section of the Illinois Constitution that …

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2022 Annual Township Meeting

Every year, on the second Tuesday of April, all Illinois townships conduct an Annual Township Meeting. All electors (i.e., registered voters) in the township are encouraged to attend this meeting to have a direct voice in electing a moderator and determine how Addison Township operates.

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Diane Pappas Sworn in as Senator for DuPage 23rd District

A special session was held last night in the offices of the DuPage Democrat Organization to swear in Diane Pappas as Senator for the Illinois 23rd Legislative District. Pappas replaces Tom Cullerton who resigned his seat on February 23rd of this year. Senator Pappas will sit for the remainder of the term. Pappas was selected …

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Obituary: Mary Eleanor Kidder Wall

(Source: Elmhurst Community Funeral Home) Mary Eleanor Kidder Wall, age 92, passed away on February 21, 2022 in Elmhurst, IL. She was born in Monroe, Michigan in 1930 to Ralph Wyman Kidder and Neva Springer Kidder. She attended public schools in Florida where her father was a researcher in cattle breeding and nutrition on a …

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