DONATE TO THE PTDO

We accept donations in person, by mail (Plainfield Township Democratic Organization, PO Box 873, Plainfield, IL 60544) or online through ActBlue. We need people to unite and support the candidates and causes that strengthen our democracy. Your support is vital.

A copy of our report filed with the State Board of Elections is available on the Board’s official website or for purchase from the State Board of Elections.

WELCOME TO THE PTDO

  • The Plainfield Township Democratic Organization (PTDO) is the recognized Democratic Party organization representing the residents of Plainfield Township, Will County Illinois. Plainfield Township Precinct Committeepersons and volunteers are a local resource pertaining to elections, voter registration and Elected Officials.

    For more information or if you desire to get involved with your local Democratic Organization, please email a message with your contact information to info@plainfielddemocrats.org.

    Remember when you vote, please SUPPORT YOUR DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES!

  • 2017 Calendar of Events

    Subject to change, MONTHLY MEETINGS will convene at the "SammyLand" Warehouse Compound, 22629 E. 143rd Street, Plainfield, at 7:00 P.M., on March 1, April 4, May 3, June 7, July 5, August 1, September 6, October 3, November 1, and December 5.

    (Closed door sessions at 6:15 P.M. for members only, in March, May, July, September, and November)

    January 16 - Certification of non-partisan and Independent candidates


    January 31 - "ANATOMY OF A LOCAL CAMPAIGN," 7:30 P.M. seminar to be held at Plainfield Library, 15025 S. Illinois Street, Plainfield.

    Presenters:

    • LOU LANG - Ill. Representative District #16 and IL. General Assembly/House Deputy Majority Leader
    • NATALIE MANLEY - Ill. Representative District #98
    • DAN KOVATS - Executive Director/Illinois Democratic Chairmen's Association
    • REED BIBLE - PTDO Chair

    February 2 - Certification of established party candidates for Consolidated Election


    March 30 - Sample Ballot available for Consolidated Election


    April 4 - Consolidated Election for Local Offices


    PTDO Symposium - "Anatomy of The State Budget & Pensions Crises"

    A Real "Who Dun it"?! How did Illinois Get Into This Financial Mess? What are the possible solutions?

    Tuesday, April 11, 2017. 7:00 - 8:45 P.M.

    Plainfield District Public Library - Large Conference Room

    15025 S. Illinois Street, Plainfield

    PANELISTS FOR DISCUSSION:

    Daniel Biss
    • IL. DIST. # 9 Senator and ILLINOIS GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE DANIEL BISS - Member of the Licensed Activities and Pension Committee & Co-Chair of the Illinois House Bipartisan Pension Working Group.
    • IL. DIST. # 49 Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant - Committee Assignments: Licensed Activities and Pensions, Appropriations II, Education, Labor, Transportation and Committee of the Whole.

    "PLAINFIELD DEMOCRATS COMMUNITY PIG ROAST"

    (BIGGEST local Democratic Bash of the Summer!!)

    Fundraiser to be held by the PTDO on Saturday, July 15, 2017.

    Place: 2571 Golfview Street, Joliet (Just north of Caton Farm Road)

    Time: 4:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M.

    Menu: Roast pig (of course) and chicken, variety of salads, baked beans, corn-on-the-cob, hot dogs, melons (watermelon & cantaloupe), popcorn, popsicles, beverages - bottled water, pop, kool-aid, sangria and beer (limit: 2)

    Activities: Face-painting for the kids, bean bag toss, Trivial Pursuit, swimming, "Name-That-Tune" contest, dancing, dance contest, raffle prizes/50-50, live/recorded music and opportunity to meet special celebrity guests to be announced. Democrats coming together to have some fun!

    (-Plenty of Parking Available-)

    How to Obtain Tickets:

    1. Click on "ActBlue" hyperlink on this website and pay appropriate amount
    2. Paypal.com to PlainfieldDems@gmail.com
    3. At gate (Cash)
    4. Contact PTDO Chair Bible at telephone number (815) 254-8770 or By Email at KR.Bible@sbcglobal.net or info@plainfielddemocrats.org.

    Ticket Prices: Advance ticket - $35/adult, $20 child 12 years or younger, $40/adult at gate, $20/child 12 years or younger.


    "ANATOMY OF THE AMERICAN HEALTH CARE INSURANCE SYSTEM":

    Single-payer/Universal Health Insurance v. Market Forces-driven Healthcare Insurance

    Want to better understand single-payer health insurance? Want to know the strengths/ weaknesses of single-payer, compared to unregulated market insurance? Why do all other industrialized nations provide universal healthcare? What services are there for Americans who can't afford to pay for either health care or insurance, and are not eligible for Medicaid/Medicare?

    For the answers to all of the above, COME TO THE PLAINFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY CONFERENCE ROOM ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017. PANEL PRESENTATIONS/DISCUSSION BEGINS AT 7:00 P.M. ENDS AT 8:45 P.M.

    Q & A Session Included.

    Featured Panelist:

    • Ed Cole: Corporate Management Consultant/Universal Health Care Activist with 40 years' experience
    • Shawn West: Executive Director, Will-Grundy Medical Clinic, provider of free medical care to indigent adults.

    To be continued...


  • Voter Information

    Contact the Plainfield Democrats at info@plainfielddemocrats.org if you desire to have a local Voter Registrar stop by your home for an in-person voter registration. Two forms of identification are necessary, including a state-issued identification.

    Click here for the Illinois Online Voter Application.

    Local information on polling locations, voter registration, methods of voting (vote by mail, early & absentee voting and same day voter registration & voting) is available at the Will County Clerks website.