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Meet Mike Ditka with David McSweeney at Ditka's at Ditka's

October 9, 2014 from 5:30pm to 7pm
Join Coach Mike Ditka and me for a fun night at Ditka's in Arlington HeightsDavid McSweeney has announced the following event, and how to get tickets.  ($50)   The 2014 campaign is heating up and I need your help again! I have a Democratic opponent.…See More
Sep 25
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Cuba Township Republicans dinner dance social at Biltmore Country Club

October 17, 2014 from 6pm to 10pm
Join many local Republicans for this annual social event at the Biltmore Country Club.  It attracts many local elected officials and candidates.   No speeches. To register, sign up at the Cuba Township Republicans website.…See More
Sep 20
Bruce Donnelly posted a blog post

2014 Candidates and their websites

CandidateList.pdfThis file lists candidates and their campaign websites for…See More
May 24
M.G. Jozwiak is now a member of Barrington Votes
Oct 16, 2013
Bruce Donnelly posted an event
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Saturday Night Out with David McSweeney at Wool Street at Wool Street Grill

October 26, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm
Meet 52nd District Representative David McSweeney and supporters for Saturday night out at Wool Street Grill.Complimentary light appetizers and beverages (beer, wine and soda) Cash bar available.$35 per person or $50 per coupleGuest speaker: Dan…See More
Oct 13, 2013
Bruce Donnelly posted an event
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Joe Walsh - Freedom Town Hall in Barrington at Barrington Park District, Langendorf Park, Barrington Meeting Rm

October 19, 2013 from 3pm to 5pm
Ready to Save Our Country? Come to the Walsh Freedom Town Hall at the Barrington Park District (Langendorf Park) on October 19 at 3:30pm.Arrive early! Limited Seating.  Invite friends and neighbors to meet outspoken former Congressman and AM560…See More
Oct 12, 2013
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Meet Bruce Rauner in Barrington at Lake Barrington Shores Recreation Center

October 13, 2013 from 1pm to 2pm
This is one of a series of public Cuba Township Republican events for Barrington area voters to meet the 2014 candidates for Governor.“Illinois is facing serious challenges and we need a new Governor to lead the state out of this mess. The Cuba…See More
Sep 19, 2013
Bruce Donnelly posted a blog post

Meet Republican candidates for Governor in Barrington

The Cuba Township Republicans issued the following press release today about upcoming events at which you can meet the candidates for Governor.----------------------------------------For Immediate Release: CUBA TOWNSHIP REPUBLICANS…See More
Sep 19, 2013
Bruce Donnelly posted an event
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Meet Kirk Dillard in Barrington at Chessie's / 111 Bar & Grill

September 25, 2013 from 6pm to 7pm
This is one of a series of public Cuba Township Republican events for Barrington area voters to meet the 2014 candidates for Governor.“Illinois is facing serious challenges and we need a new Governor to lead the state out of this mess. The Cuba…See More
Sep 18, 2013
Bruce Donnelly posted an event

Stop Common Core event in Carpentersville at Otto Engineering - Liberty Hall (right side entrance)

June 18, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
'Amazing' National Speaker, Joy Pullmann, managing editor of School Reform News and a research fellow in education policy at the Heartland Institute, will be joining us in Illinois for the first Common Core information session. She is a national…See More
Jun 16, 2013
Chalice and Joe Tragesser are now friends
Jun 10, 2013
Bruce Donnelly posted a blog post

End of session message from Sen. Dan Duffy

In case you weren't on distribution, here's a message which Senator Dan Duffy distributed about the latest session of the General Assembly in Springfield, which adjourned on Friday.  A local event may be organized soon in Barrington to enable voters…See More
Jun 5, 2013
Bruce Donnelly replied to Bruce Donnelly's discussion Bill Gates role in imposing Common Core standards
"More reason for Republicans to never trust Jeb Bush as a candidate for President.  He has been pushing states to adopt the Common Core standards.…"
May 30, 2013
Bruce Donnelly replied to Bruce Donnelly's discussion Bill Gates role in imposing Common Core standards
"Here's a recent Fox News video with Megyn Kelly discussing Common Core issues with Bob Bowdon. http://youtu.be/7H34ndCeV1o"
May 29, 2013
Bruce Donnelly posted a discussion

Bill Gates role in imposing Common Core standards

Here's an interesting article about the role of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in the launch of the Common Core standards in cooperation with Arne Duncan at the US Dept of Education.…See More
May 29, 2013
Bruce Donnelly posted an event

Conference call about Common Core at phone

June 6, 2013 from 7:30pm to 8:30pm
This is a national tele-townhall event sponsored by FreedomWorks, as announced below.This event is organized by the FreedomWorks Staff.Please join FreedomWorks for a nationwide conference call discussing Common Core.Click on the link below and RSVP…See More
May 28, 2013
 

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CandidateList.pdf  

Download our 2014 Candidate List with websites:  

This list can be a useful reminder to mark up with your election day preferences.  There are other candidates and referendums, so look up your specific sample ballot on your county clerk website.

Please share this candidate list for both parties with your friends and neighbors.  Research the candidates in advance through their websites, Facebook pages, and media endorsements or news available online.

Confirm your voter registration, polling place, and sign up for voting by mail at your county clerk website.  Look for sample ballots.  Note that some polling places have been changed in 2014, such as for early voting in Cuba Township, which is now at the Lake Barrington Village Hall on Old Barrington Road at Kelsey Road.  Early voting starts October 20 for the Nov. 4 election.

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Lake County Clerk        Voter Power page   http://lakevoterpower.info

Suburban Cook County              http://www.cookcountyclerk.com/elections/Pages/default.aspx

McHenry—Ballot       https://www.co.mchenry.il.us/home/showdocument?id=33884

          (find more info under Departments > County Clerk > Elections)

Kane County http://www.kanecountyelections.org/

 

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2014 Candidates and their websites

Posted by Bruce Donnelly on May 24, 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments

CandidateList.pdf

This file lists candidates and their campaign…

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Meet Republican candidates for Governor in Barrington

Posted by Bruce Donnelly on September 19, 2013 at 5:47am 0 Comments

The Cuba Township Republicans issued the following press release today about upcoming events at which you can meet the candidates for Governor.

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For Immediate…
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End of session message from Sen. Dan Duffy

Posted by Bruce Donnelly on June 5, 2013 at 7:25am 0 Comments

In case you weren't on distribution, here's a message which Senator Dan Duffy distributed about the latest session of the General Assembly in Springfield, which adjourned on Friday.  A local event may be organized soon in Barrington to enable…

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Fix the Veterans Administration

Posted by Bruce Donnelly on May 26, 2013 at 4:00am 1 Comment

As you celebrate the Memorial Day weekend with friends and family, here's something to think and talk about.

Million Vet Backlog - as featured on Huckabee this weekend.  Watch the videos.  Sign the petition.…

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Bill Gates role in imposing Common Core standards

Started by Bruce Donnelly. Last reply by Bruce Donnelly May 30, 2013. 2 Replies

Here's an interesting article about the role of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in the launch of the Common Core standards in cooperation with Arne Duncan at the US Dept of Education.…Continue

Tags: schools, education, common core

Obamacare budget update

Started by Bruce Donnelly Apr 11, 2013. 0 Replies

This article about the changing budget and coverage assumptions for Obamacare is worth sharing.…Continue

Tags: budget, obamacare

District 220 candidate profiles: Keaton, Geier

Started by Bruce Donnelly. Last reply by Bruce Donnelly Apr 8, 2013. 1 Reply

The attached profiles (PDF documents to download) were received from two of the candidates for the District 220 school board in the April 9 election.- Jerry Keaton- Christopher GeierA separate blog post from a member shares comments in support of…Continue

Tags: school, board, candidates, 220

Property Taxes in Illinois

Started by Bruce Donnelly Apr 8, 2013. 0 Replies

The following information was received from a supporter of the Barrington Enlightened Taxpayers Association (BETA). It is shared here for the convenient reference of our members. For more information, refer to their website and their February 2013…Continue

Tags: spending, illinois, property taxes, beta

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This social network is intended to serve as an independent channel for voters in the Barrington area, regardless of party preference, to share useful information with each other about political matters so that voters become better informed and more actively engaged in the political process at all levels - federal, state, and local.

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