Winfield Dems: Electoral board in ballot objection has “conflict-of-interest”

The following is a press release from the Winfield Township Democrats regarding their legal proceedings with an ongoing dispute over their ballot access in the April 6th election for Township offices. The Winfield Democrats say it is a "conflict-of-interest" that the electoral board who previously ruled them off the ballot is comprised of some of … Continue reading Winfield Dems: Electoral board in ballot objection has “conflict-of-interest”

Some races too close to call in DuPage; county board goes Democratic for first time since mid 1930’s

Some races are still too close to call in DuPage County, so I will release a more thorough review of the results once those races are called. Results can be found here. But what I will say is that the DuPage Democrats had a solid year- especially when compared to underwhelming down ballot performances for … Continue reading Some races too close to call in DuPage; county board goes Democratic for first time since mid 1930’s

LaPlante slated as Democratic nominee in District 4

On Tuesday, August 25th, Democratic Precinct Committeemen in District 4 met in a virtual meeting to select a new candidate for county board. Hadiya Afzal, the winner of the March primary, withdrew from the race in late July after sending a Tweet seen by some to be promoting violence towards police officers. Afzal’s Tweet quickly … Continue reading LaPlante slated as Democratic nominee in District 4

Hadiya Afzal withdraws from County Board District 4 Race after viral Tweet

Hadiya Afzal speaking at a LWV Glen Ellyn Candidate Forum on February 12th, 2020 In the latest dramatic event related to county board politics, District 4 Democratic Nominee Hadiya Afzal of Glen Ellyn, who was running against incumbent Tim Elliott, withdrew her candidacy after a tweet on her personal Twitter account went viral in right-wing … Continue reading Hadiya Afzal withdraws from County Board District 4 Race after viral Tweet