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January 2022

Petition Kickoff for Adriane Johnson, Dan Didech and Holly Kim

January 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

When: Sunday, January 16, 2022 from 10:00am to 2:00pm

Where: Bagels By The Book, 870 S. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville

What: Petition Kickoff for State Senator Adriane Johnson, State Representative Dan Didech and Lake County Treasurer Holly Kim. Mask and proof of vaccination required to attend.

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Campaign Launch for Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Senator Laura Fine and Representatives Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz and Robyn Gabel

January 16 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

When: Sunday, January 16, 2022. Shifts from 11:00am to 2:00pm and 1:00 to 4:00pm

Where: Democratic Party of Evanston, 1806 Church St., Evanston

What: Campaign kickoff for Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, State Senator Laura Fine, and State Representatives Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz and Robyn Gabel. Mask and proof of vaccination are required to attend. Sign up here. For questions, email finevolunteer@gmail.com or text 414-540-8976

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Joyce Mason and Carissa Casbon Petition Kickoff in Gurnee

January 16 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

When:  Sunday, January 16, 2022. Lunch and training: 12:30 to 1:00pm; Petition pickup/dropoff: 12:30 to 3:30pm

Where: McAlister’s Deli, 6557 Grand Ave., Gurnee

What: Attendees can stop by and sign petitions for Joyce Mason, reelection candidate for State Representative; Carissa Casbon, candidate for Lake County Board, and other candidates.  This is also an opportunity to pick up petitions to get signatures from family, friends and neighbors.

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State Senator Ram Villivalam Reelection Campaign Kickoff with Jan Schakowsky, Mike Quigley and Don Harmon

January 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Where: Holiday Inn Skokie, 5300 W. Touhy Ave., Skokie

What: State Senator Ram Villivalam kicks off his reelection campaign with special guests Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Congressman Mike Quigley and State Senate President Don Harmon. There will be refreshments, petitions available to sign, and the chance to sign up for volunteer slots. Proof of vaccination required. RSVP here. For questions, email Joey Slater at joeys@ramforsenate.com

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North Shore Baptist Alliance Presents Martin Luther King Celebration

January 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

When: Sunday, January 16, 2022 from 6:00 to 8:30pm

Where: First Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church, 1529 Elizabeth Ave., North Chicago

What: The North Shore Baptist Ministers Alliance presents the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration. For questions, email Angelo Kyle at akyle657@gmail.com

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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Virtual Dreamers’ Event

January 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

When: Monday, January 17, 2022 from 10:00am to 12:00 noon

Where: Online. For tickets, visit www.waukegantownship.com

What: The 20th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Virtual Dreamers’ Event with the program theme, “Know Your History, Know Your Future!” Guest Speakers: Rev. Dr. William Barber and Pastor James T. Meeks. Other speakers: Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and U.S. Senator Richard Durbin.  For more information, call 847-244-9242.

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Zooming In on New Election Maps and Candidates with Moraine Dems

January 17 @ 6:30 pm

When: Wednesday, January 17, 2022 at 6:30pm

Where: Online via Zoom. RSVP

What: In honor of Martin Luther King Day, Moraine Dems sponsors a virtual discussion about the new congressional, legislative, county board, and precinct maps in our area. There will also be comments from Democratic candidates running this year.

 

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Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Waukegan

January 19 @ 10:00 am

Where:  Lake County Court Tower,  Sheriff’s Training Room, 301 Washington St., FL 1, Waukegan

What:  A training for Deputy Voter Registrars will be held. Participants must be at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in Lake County. The event is open only to Lake County residents who are interested in helping to register new voters. Deputy Registrars must be trained in the county in which they live, but once trained, can register voters anywhere in Illinois. Training takes about an hour.
This training is being held through the County Clerk’s office and is free of charge. Sign-ups will be taken up to 24 hours before the class starts. Space is limited due to COVID-related restrictions, and late sign-ups may or may not be added to the class.  For additional information or to RSVP,  register online, email volunteers@tenthdems.org, or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

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Wauconda Township Democrats January Meeting

January 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

When: Wednesday, January 19, 2022 from 6:30 to 7:30pm

Where: Online via Zoom. To receive the Zoom link, send an email to cgt011@gmail.com.

What: The January meeting of the Wauconda Township Democrats. Guest speakers include 2022 candidates: U.S. Representative Bill Foster (for the 11th District), Anthony Vega (for Lake County Clerk), and Judge Rochford (for IL Supreme Court).

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Indivisible Western Lake County (IWLC) January Meeting

January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

When:  Thursday, January 20, 2022 from 7:00 to 8:30pm

Where: Online. To receive video conference link, email ehebbard1@gmail.com

What: The January meeting of the IWLC. Attendees will hear comments from Nancy Rotering, candidate for Illinois Supreme Court District 2; Mary Edly-Allen, candidate for State Senate; Anthony Vega, candidate for Lake County Clerk; and Laura Dias, candidate for State Representative.

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Petitions and Coffee for Julie Morrison, Sandy Hart and Bob Morgan

January 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

When: Saturday, January 22, 2022 from 10:00am to 12:00 noon

Where: Hansa Coffee Roasters, 600 Walnut Ave., Lake Bluff

What: Petitions and Coffee for State Senator Julie Morrison, Lake County Board Chair Sandy Hart and State Representative Bob Morgan. Mask and proof of vaccination required to attend.

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Coffee with the Candidates and Petition Signing

January 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

When: Saturday, January 22, 2022 from 10:00am to 2:00pm

Where: Hidden Pearl Cafe, 1250 N. Green Street, McHenry

What: An opportunity to sign petitions and meet candidates. Complimentary food and coffee will be provided.  Proof of vaccination and masks will be required.  For additional information, visit the Facebook page.

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Drive-Up Petition Signing Event for Candidates Maria Peterson and Chelsea Laliberte Barnes

January 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

When: Saturday, January 22, 2022 from 1:00 to 4:00pm

Where: Palatine Aquatic Center Parking Lot, 340 E. Palatine Road, Palatine

What: Maria Peterson, candidate for the 26th State Senate District, and Chelsea Laliberte Barnes, candidate for the 51st State House District, hold a petition signing event in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday. This is an opportunity to sign their petitions, register to canvass, and donate new or lightly used clothing and non-perishable food. Coffee and donuts will be served. Register here.

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Winter Reception for Nabeela Syed

January 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

When: Saturday, January 22, 2022 from 3:00 to 5:00pm

Where: Emmett’s Brewing Company, 110 N. Brockway St., Palatine

What: A Winter Reception for Nabeela Syed, candidate for State Representative. RSVP here.

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Drive-Up Petition Signing and Food Drive for Cuba Township Food Bank

January 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

When: Sunday, January 23, 2022 from 11:00am to 2:00pm

Where: Parking lot of All American Reclaim, 900 W. Northwest Hwy, Lake Barrington

What: Cuba Township Democrats sponsor a drive-up opportunity to sign petitions for candidates at all levels of government. Attendees are requested to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the food bank.

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Schneider for Congress January 2022 Coffee Club

January 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

When: Sunday, January 23, 2022 from 11:00am – 12:00 noon

Where: Online.  Zoom link provided upon RSVP.  Sign up here.

What: A virtual coffee club with Congressman Brad Schneider. For questions or to RSVP call Mitch at 847-977-4860 or email mitch@schneiderforcongress.com

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Congressman Sean Casten Fundraiser

January 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

When: Monday, January 24, 2022 from 6:30 to 8:00pm

Where: Wilmette home address provided upon RSVP. Register here.

What: A fundraiser in Wilmette for Congressman Sean Casten. He will discuss his recent work in Congress and his upcoming campaign. Appetizers and drinks will be served. Vaccination and masks will be required to attend.

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Fremont Dems Donkey Fest Fundraiser

January 27 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

When: Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 6:00 to 10:00pm

Where: Irish Mill, 26592 N. IL Route 83, Mundelein

What: A fundraiser for Fremont Township Democrats. The event features live music and food to buy. Candidates welcome. Petitions will be available to sign and distribute. COVID-19 safety protocols will be observed. Attendees are asked to be vaccinated and boosted, and to wear a mask. To RSVP or for questions, email fremontdems@gmail.com or call 847-918-0499

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Warren Township Democrats January Meeting

January 27 @ 7:00 pm

When: Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 7:00pm

Where: Online via Zoom. The link will be sent with the October minutes and November agenda.

What: The January meeting of the Warren Township Democrats. The meeting will include discussion of precinct maps, petition drives and petitions available for circulation, results from the December 5 Holiday Fundraiser and old/new business. Guest speakers: Laura Dias and Tom Maillard, Democratic candidates for State Representative District 62. For more information, email Bonnie at jcnbbn@gmail.com or call 847-223-0795

 

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Virtual Celebration in Support of Representatives Carroll, Didech, Mason, Mayfield, Morgan and Yingling with JB Pritzker and “Chris” Welch

January 29 @ 6:30 pm

When: Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 6:30pm

Where: Online. Register online.

What: A virtual celebration in support of Lake County’s House Delegation: State Representatives Jonathan Carroll, Dan Didech, Joyce Mason, Rita Mayfield, Bob Morgan and Sam Yingling. Featuring special guests: Governor JB Pritzker and House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch.

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February 2022

Valentine’s Day Petition Signing for Maria Peterson and Chelsea Laliberte Barnes

February 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

When: Sunday, February 6, 2022 from 1:00 to 4:00pm

Where: Hawkeye Automotive, 909 S. Rand Road, Lake Zurich

What: Drive-up petition signing event for Maria Peterson, candidate for State Senate, District 26 and Chelsea Laliberte Barnes, candidate for State Representative, District 51. Attendees are requested to donate new or lightly used clothes and non-perishable foods.  Coffee will be served.

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Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Libertyville

February 8 @ 3:00 pm

When:   Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 3:00pm

Where:  Public Works Department, 648 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville, IL 60048

What:  A training for Deputy Voter Registrars will be held. Participants must be at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in Lake County. The event is open only to Lake County residents who are interested in helping to register new voters. Deputy Registrars must be trained in the county in which they live, but once trained, can register voters anywhere in Illinois. Training takes about an hour.
This training is being held through the County Clerk’s office and is free of charge. Sign-ups will be taken up to 24 hours before the class starts. Space is limited due to COVID-related restrictions, and late sign-ups may or may not be added to the class.  For additional information or to RSVP,  register online, email volunteers@tenthdems.org, or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

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Newport Township Democrats Monthly Meeting

February 8 @ 7:00 pm

When: Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 7:00pm

Where: Online. For Zoom link email Kathie Hayden at khayden.newport@gmail.com

What: The February meeting of the Newport Township Democrats.

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Rep. Jonathan Carroll Campaign Kickoff Fundraiser

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

When: Thursday, February 10, 2022 from 7:00 to 9:00pm

Where: Landmark Inn, 1352 Shermer Road, Northbrook

What: Campaign kickoff fundraiser for State Representative Jonathan Carroll. To RSVP, email Bernie at bwilliams@hdemsil.com

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Wauconda Township Democrats Petition Signing and New Shoe Drive Event

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

When: Saturday, February 12, 2022 from 10:00am to 2:00pm

Where: Church of the Holy Apostles, 26238 Illinois Rte. 59, Wauconda

What: Wauconda Township Democrats hold a Petition Signing and New Shoe Drive.  Candidates at all levels of government will be attending this drive-through event. It’s an opportunity to meet the candidates, donate new shoes, enjoy a cup of hot chocolate, and sign petitions. For more information, email Gail Ballengee at cgt011@gmail.com

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Chocolate Fest Virtual Fundraiser for Kristina Zahorik, Candidate for State Central Committee

February 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

When: Sunday, February 13, 2022 from 2:00 to 3:00pm

Where: Online via Zoom

What: A fundraiser for Kristina Zahorik, candidate for Illinois State Central Committee, 11th District.

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Let’s Talk Politics in Waukegan for Lake County Democrats

February 23 @ 6:00 pm

When: Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 6:00pm

Where: Waukegan location to be determined

What: An in-person conversation about political topics of the day for Democrats in the area.

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March 2022

Deputy Voter Registrar Training in Waukegan

March 16 @ 3:00 pm

When:  Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 3:00pm

Where:  Lake County Court Tower,  Sheriff’s Training Room, 301 Washington St., FL 1, Waukegan

What:  A training for Deputy Voter Registrars will be held. Participants must be at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in Lake County. The event is open only to Lake County residents who are interested in helping to register new voters. Deputy Registrars must be trained in the county in which they live, but once trained, can register voters anywhere in Illinois. Training takes about an hour.
This training is being held through the County Clerk’s office and is free of charge. Sign-ups will be taken up to 24 hours before the class starts. Space is limited due to COVID-related restrictions, and late sign-ups may or may not be added to the class.  For additional information or to RSVP,  register online, email volunteers@tenthdems.org, or call 847-266-VOTE (8683).

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