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Campaign Retrospective

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Campaign season has flown by. There’s been so much activity keeping us busy this election season!  Here’s a 2018 Campaign Retrospective. Take a look at what our great candidates and grassroots organizations have done as we head into the final stretch before Election Day. And most important–register and VOTE!

 

Tenth Dems Holds Training in Lindenhurst About Getting Democrats to the Polls

 

Joyce Mason: A Mom on a Mission

 

Catching Up with Bob Morgan’s Campaign

 

November Election Congressional Outlook

 

Tenth Dems at the Illinois County Chairs’ Association Brunch in Springfield

 

Tenth Dems’ Brad Schneider Motivates Voters!

 

Meet Lake County Board Candidates Ready to Improve Lake County

 

Civic Engagement: It’s a Family Affair!

 

Momentum Keeps Building to Elect John Idleburg Lake County Sheriff

 

Tenth Dems Activists Plan on Reelecting Julie Morrison

 

March to Keep Families Together

 

Spotlight on Libertyville Township

 

Moraine Township Democrats Annual Summer Party with our Party

 

How to Register and Vote in the November Election

 

Northside Democracy in Action Campaign Training

 

Candidate for State Rep Trisha Zubert

 

We Gotta Fix This Broken System! There Are Good Candidates Who Could Do That

 

Tenth Dems 2018 Summer Interns

 

While Trump Sleeps Like a Baby, His Zero-Tolerance Policy Is a Humanitarian Disaster

 

 

 

 

Tenth News: Forward with Family

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Tammy Duckworth Brings Baby to Work, Senate into the 21st Century

Democrats—and all Americans—celebrate another first for families, as Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth brings newborn daughter Maile onto the Senate floor.

Mother and Daughter Moment:  Marching for Our Lives

By Nancy Kisicki

The author stood up against gun violence by participating in the March for Our Lives in Vernon Hills, joined by her eighteen-year-old daughters (one of whom was a Tenth Dems intern). Our  10th District Congressman Brad Schneider was there to energize and encourage the marchers.

Pritzker and Stratton Meet and Greet Brings Out Enthusiastic Crowd of Volunteers

The weather was perfect, and the large crowd was inspired by our candidates for Illinois Governor and Lieutenant Governor.  Browse our extensive album of photos from the event.

The GOP’s Moral Bankruptcy is Tearing this Country Apart   

By Steven Gan, A Personal Perspective

Our author continues to be appalled by the President’s incessant lying and Congressional Republicans’ failure to rebuke him.

Young Writers Move the Crowd with their Courage at Tenth Dems’ 8th Annual Poetry and Prose Awards Night

By Kendra Roberts

Poetry and Prose Awards Night was especially moving as high school students came to the mic and read their original poems and stories about courage. Find the Tenth News Special Literary Edition here  to read the prize-winning entries and to view more photos from this event.

Spotlight on Grant Township

By Joe Bongiovanni

Read about a well-attended event in Fox Lake to celebrate Earth Day by presenting a panel discussion on local water quality.  Grant Township’s Democratic organization is among the many local Democratic groups within 10th District that actively promote Democratic values with the support of Tenth Dems.

Scott Britton: Advocate for Working Families

By Mark DeBofsky

Read about the forward-looking Democrat running for Cook County Board for the 14th district, which includes Glenview.

Full House Hears Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ TDU Talk on Hope from the Heartland

By Laurence Schiller

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), whose district is in central Illinois, is at the forefront of Democrats’ efforts to connect with rural and suburban working-class voters and flip red districts to blue. Her well-attended Tenth Dems University talk was eye-opening.

Bob Morgan: Healthcare Activist and Community Leader

By Mark DeBofsky

Bob Morgan, the Democratic candidate for State Representative for the 58th District (Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Highland Park, Highwood, Deerfield, Bannockburn, and parts of Glencoe and Northbrook), has stellar qualifications or office, including a history of public service and extensive involvement with Tenth Dems.

So inspiring!

2018 Literary Edition

Follow the link to this year’s special Poetry Edition of the Tenth News.  The 12 young authors whose prose and poetry about Courage won prizes this year, as well as all others who read at Awards Night, inspired us with their talent and insight and—yes—courage.