Democrats Deliver Fiscal Responsibility

January 5, 2022

In this issue: Democrats put fiscal house in order in 2021, Volunteer Spotlight, Congressman Schneider tours CLC solar installations, new laws take effect, Trump’s troubling endorsement, and Upcoming Events

Democrats Put Fiscal House in Order in 2021

While much attention was focused on Washington, DC, Democratic elected officials closer to home delivered too, showing once again that Democrats are actually the party of fiscal responsibility. Lake County Treasurer Holly Kim and Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza detailed their accomplishments from 2021. Check them out below!

Lake County Treasurer Holly Kim

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza

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Volunteer Spotlight

Lake Dems is grateful for our many active volunteers, including the following:

Eric Herman, an attorney and precinct committeeperson in Lindenhurst, began over a decade ago helping Lake County Democrats with the Election Protection Team, working to prevent wrongful voter suppression in Lake County. He quickly became a leader of the team. Eric now helps manage the day-to-day operations of all aspects of the Lake County Democrats’ robust operations. This includes leading meetings, directing our impressive Communications Team, and organizing fundraisers and other events (virtual and in-person).

Bonnie Berger-Neel is a Wildwood Precinct Committeeperson and a retired Quality Manager at Abbott. A longtime Democratic leader, including for the Warren Township Democrats, Bonnie helps make sure that doors are knocked, candidate literature is distributed, and yard signs are delivered in a critical area that encompasses many legislative and county board districts. Bonnie also helps us with fundraising and has helped lead the Candidate Liaison Team.

Congressman Schneider Tours Solar Facility at CLC

Upcoming Events

Thursday, 1/6: Libertyville Township Democrats January Meeting. The monthly meeting of the Libertyville Township Democrats. Online via Zoom. 7-8:30pm.

Sunday, 1/9: Sean Casten Virtual Fundraiser. Congressman Sean Casten will discuss his work on the Financial Services Committee, climate change, and his upcoming campaign. 3pm on Zoom.

Thursday, 1/13: Fremont Township Democrats January Meeting. Online via Zoom and live at the Lakeside Recreation Center, 900 South Lake St. in Mundelein (in the small party room). 6pm. Food available at the Dockside Diner. Topics include petition-signing and comments by Maria Peterson, candidate for Illinois State Senate, and Lake County Board member Jessica Vealitzek.

Organizations and candidates: If you are planning a petition-signing event, please let us know ASAP. Click here to submit your eventTo view a full list of events, click here.

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