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GET INVOLVED

BECOME A PRECINCT COMMITTEEPERSON

Duties of a precinct committeeperson:

  • Represent the party's voters at the county central committee convention to elect the county central chairman and its officers. The precinct committeeman casts a total number of party votes, (weighted vote), as cast in the precinct at the recent primary election.

  • Attend and become involved in the party's Township meetings.

  • Become a voter registrar and register all qualified constituents.

  • Appoint and fill vacancies of election judges for the precinct polling place.

  • Provide candidate and election information to the voters.

  • Circulate petitions for candidates prior to the primary election.

  • Get to know your local elected officials, and their causes and issues. Pass on your knowledge to your voters. 

PCs can be elected or appointed. The term is two years. Please visit our Precinct Committeperson tab to see a current list of PCs, how to find your precinct, and a link to training material. 

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BECOME AN ELECTION JUDGE

Qualifications:

  • be a citizen of the United States

  • be a registered voter in DuPage County

  • be of good repute and character

  • be able to speak, read and write the English language

  • be skilled in the four fundamental rules of arithmetic (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division)

  • be of good understanding and capable

The duties include signing in registered voters, explaining voting procedure and use of voting equipment, providing ballots, and monitoring the conduct of the election. In Illinois, they also register unregistered voters on election day.

Election judges are registered by elected PCs. The term is two years. 

BECOME A MEMBER OF YTDO

Do you want to meet your elected officials, learn more about the Democratic Party, or simply be more involved in your community? Join us for our monthly meeting. The monthly meeting of the York Democrats is the first Wednesday of most months, at Lombard Park District's Log Cabin. The park entrance is at 16th Street and Main in Lombard, south of Roosevelt and north of 22nd. Light refreshments are provided.
Here from your local candidates, special guests and speakers, and learn the basics of getting involved in politics. After three consecutive meetings, you will become a voting member, able to participate in endorsement, finance, and other votes. 
We would love to have you!

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