Category Archives: 2020 Presidential Campaign

2020 Democratic Presidential Delegate Information Sessions in the 2nd Congressional District

The Second Congressional District covers all of Kankakee County, eastern Will County, the south suburbs of Chicago and southeast Chicago.  We hope you are able to join us in Bradley on September 5.  The next closest session will be in Chicago Heights on September 12.  There are 20 sessions being held throughout the State of Illinois.  Please visit the Democratic Party fo Illinois Delegate Information Session website for the complete list of locations.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made as soon as possible to, 217-546-7404.

Please register with the Democratic Party of Illinois by clicking HERE, even if you are not sure if you plan on running as a delegate.  It will be a great way to connect with your local and state Democratic leaders and connect with a presidential campaign.

Delegate Information Session

Ever wonder how the delegates that select the Democratic Party Presidential

Candidate get selected? Come find out!

The Democratic Party of Illinois wants to engage Democrats across Illinois in the process of selecting our next President – someone who better reflects the values of our country and the diversity of the Democratic Party. That’s where you come in!

They are holding 20 informational sessions across the state to educate Democrats on the process of selecting delegates to the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee next July.

A delegate plays a significant role by representing Illinois at the Convention and helping select the Democratic presidential nominee. Delegates also help shape the Democratic Party’s platform and policies. For the 2020 Democratic Convention, Illinois has been allocated 184 delegates and 13 alternate delegates.

You will hear from representatives of the Democratic Party of Illinois as well as other state and local Democratic leaders.

To RSVP to attend a Delegate Information Session, click here. If you have questions, contact Jermaine Pugh at To see a full schedule of sessions statewide, click here.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made seven days prior to event, or if you are receiving this invitation within seven days, as soon as possible to, 217-546-7404.  We hope to see you there!

Top Dems Lead Trump In Head-To-Head Matchups

In a first look at head-to-head 2020 presidential matchups nationwide, several Democratic challengers lead President Donald Trump, with former Vice President Joseph Biden ahead 53 – 40 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University National Poll released this week.
In other matchups, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University National Poll finds:
  • Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders over President Trump 51 – 42 percent;
  • California Sen. Kamala Harris ahead of Trump 49 – 41 percent;
  • Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren tops Trump 49 – 42 percent;
  • South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg edges Trump 47 – 42 percent;
  • New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker by a nose over Trump 47 – 42 percent.
Click HERE to read more. and HERE for the press release in PDF format.