Fighting for a better Illinois
The Schaumburg Area Democratic Organization is dedicated to fostering democratic ideas and electing Democratic candidates for local, regional, state, and national offices.
It is going to be “unbearable”! This winter our team will participate in the 2019 Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Illinois. That is right! We have committed to be #FreezinForAReason - the more than 23,000 Special Olympics athletes participating across Illinois.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker delivered his first budget address on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 to a joint session of the Illinois House and Senate at the Illinois State Capitol building in Springfield.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) signed a bill into law Tuesday to raise the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is proud to announce the 2019 Black History Month Essay Contest. The first annual scholarship contest, sponsored by the Office of the President, is open to all high school seniors in Cook County. The $3,500 scholarship will be used to support the award winner’s first year of college.
The Washington Post aired a powerful ad narrated by Tom Hanks during Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, complete with its "Democracy Dies In Darkness" tagline.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In the upcoming legislative session, state Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, will serve as chair of the Illinois House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee, a post from which she aims to continue her legislative efforts to improve education for children across the state.
Democratic state Rep. Fred Crespo will serve as assistant majority leader of the House of Representative.
Fantastic turn out for the Annual Meet the Candidates Breakfast held by the Schaumburg Area Democratic Organization. The event was held at Chandler’s Chop House in Schaumburg and it was standing room only. Committeeman, Michael C. Cudzik made it happen. We are grateful for his tireless efforts to grow the Democratic Party in the Northwest suburbs and if this crowd was any indication, he has been immensely successful.
“The business of the government is the welfare of its people.”
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin today announced his endorsement for progressive Democratic candidate Kevin B. Morrison, who is running against Rauner-Trump ally, Illinois Republican Party Chair, 15th District Cook County Commissioner Tim Schneider.