News & Notes for September 22, 2021 — Saturday: Conversation with Top Obama Strategist

News & Notes for September 22, 2021 Upcoming Events and More

Lake Dems presents: Connecting with Voters — A Conversation with Jon Carson, Top Obama Strategist

Join Lake County Democrats and Jon Carson, above left, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25, for a conversation (on Zoom) about connecting with voters. Carson served as National Field Director for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign and was Deputy Assistant to the President for Public Engagement. Click here to RSVP. RSVP required. (Link will be sent on the day of the event.) Free. Open to Democrats.

Having good conversations with voters door to door, or on the phone, is at the heart of our Lake County Democrats Fall Connection Canvassing project. Can Democrats win in 2022 if we know the voters and they know us? Yes, we can!

Illinois Democrats Lead, Deliver Historic Clean Energy Law

Thank you, Governor Pritzker, and all the Democratic state legislators representing Lake County, for delivering a new energy law that helps the people of Illinois and shows the rest of the country how to move forward in this crucial area. Our Lake County legislators who helped pass this historic measure were: State Senators Julie Morrison, Adriane Johnson, and Melinda Bush, as well as State Representatives Jonathan Carroll, Bob Morgan, Dan Didech, Rita Mayfield, Joyce Mason, and Sam Yingling.


Wednesday, 9/22: Highwood Outdoor Reception for Representative Bob MorganOutdoor cocktail reception in support of State Representative Bob Morgan, featuring special guests Attorney General Kwame Raoul and House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch. 28 Mile Distilling Company, 454 Sheridan Rd., Highwood. 5-7pm.

Thursday, 9/23: Warren Township Democrats September Virtual MeetingOnline via Zoom, 7pm. Lake County State’s Attorney Eric Rinehart is the guest speaker.

Saturday, 9/25: Connecting with Voters: A Lake Dems Conversation with Jon Carson, a Top Obama Strategist10am on Zoom.

Saturday, 9/25: Lake County Democratic Women (LCDW) Life is Art 2021 Fundraising Gala. Tempel Farms, 17000 W. Wadsworth Rd., Old Mill Creek, 5pm.

Monday, 9/27: Senator Julie Morrison Campaign Kickoff ReceptionItalian Kitchen, 648 Deerfield Rd., Deerfield. 5:30-7:30pm.

Thursday, 9/30: Deputy Voter Registrar Training in DeerfieldDeerfield Public Library, 920 Waukegan Rd., Deerfield. 6pm. Sign-ups taken up to 24 hours before the class starts.

Saturday, 10/2: Rally and March for Reproductive Rights. Mike Rylko Park, 1000 Buffalo Grove Rd., Buffalo Grove, 11am. Park at BG Spray N Play, 951 McHenry Road, Buffalo Grove.

Wednesday, 10/6: Sheriff John Idleburg’s Fall Fundraiser: Evening at Kroll’s FarmFamily-friendly fundraiser, 6-8pm, Kroll’s Fall Harvest Farm, 13236 W. Townline Rd., Waukegan.

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