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Grassroots Friday - Issue #16

Andy Bakker
Andy Bakker
The sprint is on!
Even as we dig out of this snowstorm, petitions are circulating like crazy. Candidates are activating and staff is coming on board.
We’re leading the way because we’ve been doing this all year.
Let’s get it in these last couple of crucial weeks. We can’t win if we’re not on the ballot.

This Weekend's Walks
This is by no means an exhaustive list, but here are some of the walks our teams will be leading to circulate petitions for conservative candidates.
Algonquin - Saturday, 2/19 at 11:00am
  • Panera Bread 451 S Randall Rd, Algonquin, IL 60102, USA
  • RSVP here.
Bartlett - Saturday, 2/19 at 10:00am
  • 964 W Army Trail Rd. Carol Stream, IL
  • RSVP here.
Plainfield - Saturday 2/19 at 11:00am
Naperville - Sunday 2/20 at 12:00pm.
Metro East
Godfrey - Saturday 2/19
  • 9:30 - 11:30am - 1st Shift - Door-to-door signature collection
  • 1:30 - 3:30pm - 2nd Shift - Door-to-door signature collection
  • 10 a.m. - 3pm - Petition drive-thru opportunity - (sign or pick up petitions, or get them notarized through the on-site drive up)
  • 10 a.m. - 3pm - On-site notary service available
  • RSVP here.
Belleville - Saturday 2/19 9:00am
Troy - Saturday 2/19 11:00am
  • Fire-N-Smoke Wood Fired Kitchen, 914 Edwardsville Rd, Troy, IL 62294
  • RSVP here.
Day of Action - February 26th
Still on for next week’s big show.
We’re excited to add a location in Southern Illinois this month. Our teams will be at the Kokopelli Golf Club in Marion, as well as the burbs and the Metro East.
Look out early next week for official sign up links.
Martin McLaughlin
Come on out to a petition signing FIESTA at El Sombrero, 314 Lincoln Ave Fox River Grove. Sat February 19 2-4PM Sign some petitions, have some snacks! Thx to Algonquin Township 55 PC Danijela Sandberg for hosting! #IL52 #foxrivergrove #algonquin #barringtonhills #lakebarrington
11th Ward GOP Organizing Meeting - Chicago Republican Party
18th Ward GOP Meeting
Committeeperson Devin Jones will be hosting the second meeting of the 18th Ward Republican Organization on Sunday, February 20 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at Angie’s Pizza, 8352 S. Pulaski Rd. Please contact Committeeperson Jones to RSVP.
50th Ward GOP Meeting
Committeeperson Joseph Tamraz has booked Northtown Library for Tuesday, February 22 for 6:00pm to 7:00pm. It holds up to 75 people and has parking lot as well.
Chicago Public Library - Northtown Branch
6800 N. Western Avenue, Chicago
21st Ward GOP Meeting
Committeeperson Latasha Fields will be hosting the second meeting of the 21st Ward Republican Organization on Sunday, February 27 from 6pm to 7:30pm. The location will be announced soon. Please contact Committeeperson Fields at
March Meeting NWSGOP - Northwest Side GOP Club
Thursday, March 3 - Northside GOP Club Meeting - Northside GOP Club
Upcoming ICU “Guardians of the Vote” Seminars:
Election Seminar Breakfast at the Double Tree - McLeanGOP
  • 03-19-2022 hosted by the Kendall County GOP with surrounding counties (Will, DuPage, Kane, etc.) welcome. Registration details will be available soon.
  • 04-09-2022 Maine, Elk Grove, Niles & New Trier Townships, 10am–2pm, location & registration to come
Last Week
Trevor Huene
Petition season is well underway here in #Illinois and we need all the support we can get! Reach out and help your favorite local candidates! #Election2022 #twill #ILGOP
Martin McLaughlin
Great day today at Wauconda Winterfest with #Wauconda Mayor Jeff Sode and #IslandLake Mayor Richard McLaughlin. A fantastic event! Come on out tomorrow and try your hand at burling. #IL52

Oh and the @lindyslanding PB&J is phenomenal!
This is the fun stuff everybody! Let’s take full advantage and enjoy it.
Andy Bakker
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