May 18, 2022
In this Issue: Schneider Helps Parents Access Baby Formula ● Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act Backed ● $1 Million OK’d to Restore Illinois Beach State Park ● Watch for Your Mail-In Ballot ● Volunteer Spotlight ● In Case You Missed It ● Upcoming Events
Schneider Helps Parents Access Baby Formula
To access the HHS Fact Sheet, click here.
Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act Backed
Learn more about the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act.
$1 Million OK’d to Restore Illinois Beach State Park
Watch for Your Mail-In Ballot
If you’ve requested a mail-in ballot for the June 28 Primary Election, you can start checking your mailbox at the end of the week. The first ballots are set to be mailed tomorrow, May 19.
To request a mail-in ballot, go to the Lake County Voter Power web page and complete the form. Once you fill in your name, house number, and date of birth, you should see a screen that has election information tailored to you. Clicking on the first green button allows you to request your mail-in ballot for the June Primary Election.
Check these important dates as you make your voting plan for the June 28 Primary Elections. Still have questions about voting? Call 847-432-VOTE (8683).
Lake Dems is grateful for our many active volunteers, including the following:
Richard Schlake is a longtime volunteer who puts an array of talents to work in helping local Democrats. As a precinct committeeperson and treasurer of the Antioch Township Democrats, he serves in one of Lake County’s reddest areas. Richard is known for his enthusiasm and active participation in Democratic events throughout the area, including marching in Antioch’s Easter Parade in April.
In Case You Missed It
Ride Lake County Paratransit Service Is Accepting Reservations.
Ride Lake County provides transportation for people 60-plus and those with disabilities to any area of Lake County for work, shopping, medical appointments, and more. Riders schedule their trips in advance and the vehicles provide curb-to-curb service.
SAVE THE DATE: Don’t miss our Democrats for Democracy in-person event, 5:30pm, Tuesday, June 14.
Events below are taken from the complete list of Upcoming Events at LakeDems.org/events. Click here to submit your event.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18
Reception in Support of Judge Chris Kennedy, Candidate for Appellate Court. 5:30-7:30pm, Highland Park. More.
Fundraiser Supporting Thomas Maillard for State Representative, District 62. 6-8pm, Libertyville. More.
Wauconda Township Democrats May Meeting. 6pm, online via Zoom. Two Democratic State Central Committee candidates to speak: Kristina Zahorik, 11th Congressional District, and Carol Ronen, 9th Congressional District. More.
THURSDAY, MAY 19
Rita Mayfield Hosts Candidate Meet & Greet. 5:30pm, Waukegan. Candidates: Rita Mayfield, District 60 State Representative; Adriane Johnson, District 30 State Senator; Michael Karner, Regional Superintendent of Schools; Mary Ross-Cunningham, Lake County Board District 9; Diane Hewitt, Lake County Board District 2; and Thomas Maillard, 10th District State Central Committeeperson. More.
Indivisible Western Lake County (IWLC) May Meeting. 7-8:30pm, Lindenhurst. More.
SATURDAY, MAY 21
Grant Township Democrats and Antioch Township Democrats Rollins Road Cleanup. 9-11am, Long Lake Trailhead. More.
Wauconda Township Democrats Highway Cleanup. 1-2:30pm, Island Lake. Attendees must watch this video before participating. More.
Preakness Stakes Viewing Party in Support of Erin Cartwright Weinstein, Candidate for Second District Appellate Court. 4-7pm, Waukegan. More.
SUNDAY, MAY 22
Cuba Township Dems Road Cleanup. 9-11am, Lake Barrington. More.
Women for Brad Reception in Support of Congressman Schneider. 11am, Northbrook. More.
Campaign Kickoff for Lake County Board District 17 Candidate Alicia Timm. 1-3pm, Port Barrington. Event includes outdoor games. More.
TUESDAY, MAY 24
Sheriff John Idleburg Primary Campaign Rally. 6-8pm, Lindenhurst. More.
THURSDAY, MAY 26
Campaign Kickoff for Lake County Legislators Sam Yingling, Rita Mayfield, Joyce Mason, and Dan Didech. 5:30-7:30pm, Chicago. More.
Bowling Fundraiser for Treasurer Holly Kim and Shawn Killackey, Candidate for Lake County Board District 2. 6-8:30pm, Mundelein. More.
How Do I Join Lake County Democrats?
Lake County Democrats is made up of people like you, people who are passionate about building better communities and a better world. We’re a grassroots political organization, working with Democrats in all parts of Lake County – from Antioch to Highland Park, Libertyville to Waukegan, Barrington to Zion. Become a member online now or send a check payable to Lake County Democrats to P.O. Box 671, Lake Zurich, IL 60047. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.