[This entry has been updated.]
After two meetings where local, state and national candidates and/or their representative spoke, DuPage DFI members have voted. While a number of candidates were well received by our group, only candidates receiving 67% of the vote received our endorsement.
DuPage DFI Progressive Candidate Endorsements for 2006
Lt. Governor Pat Quinn (D)
Congress 13th District Bill Reedy (D)
District 39 State Senate Don Harmon (D)
District 45 State Rep Rob Bisceglie (D)
District 46 State Rep Joe Vosicky (D)
District 47 State Rep Carol DiCola (D)
District 82 State Rep Kim Savage (D)
District 85 State Rep Karen Karlstad-Gonzalez (D)
13th District State Central Committeewoman Julia Kennedy Beckman (D)
[beckman110 [at] comcast.net, 1501 Darien Lake Drive, #308, Darien, IL 60516]
13th District State Central Committeemen Guy “Red” Brownson (D)
[statecentcomm13 [at] comcast.net, Friends of Red Brownson, 5904 Downers Drive, Downers Grove IL 60516]
14th District State Central Committeemen Mark Guethle (D) [1566 Hartsburg Ln., North Aurora 60542, ]
DuPage County Board District 2 Liz Chaplin (D)
DuPage County Board District 3 Lynne Presley (D)
National Democracy for America Progressive Candidate Endorsements for 2006
6th Congressional District Christine Cegelis (D)
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago Commissioner Debra Shore (D) *
About DuPage Democracy for Illinois
Originating in Howard Dean’s 2004 campaign, our group became part of Democracy for Illinois, a branch of Democracy for America. Monthly meetings discuss & organize grassroots activities promoting a fiscally conservative, socially progressive vision.
About Democracy for America
Inspired by the presidential campaign of Howard Dean, Democracy for America (DFA) is a political action committee dedicated to supporting fiscally responsible, socially progressive candidates at all levels of government—from school board to the presidency.
* Indicates a candidate endorsed by both Democracy for America and DuPage Democracy for Illinois.