ABOUT DPOE

Since the 1970s, the DPOE has been organizing Evanstonians to get Democratic candidates elected. We get out the vote for every race from municipal offices all the way up to the United States Presidency. We knock on doors right here in Evanston and all over the Midwest, and we regularly reach out to voters all over the country for races at every level through our daily phonebanks. Through the hard work of our members and volunteers, we get Democrats elected.
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OUR MISSION

The Democratic Party of Evanston is accountable to Democrats residing within the attendance areas of School Districts 65 and 202. Our purpose is to amplify the voices of those Democrats; elect progressive Democrats to local, state, and federal offices; and to promote progressive ideals and elected officials.

WHO ARE WE?

DPOE is made up of dues-paying members and volunteers. The organization is governed by a set of bylaws, an elected committeeman, a board of directors, and our membership. The committeeman and board of directors, being responsible to the membership, oversees the activities and programs of the organization.

OUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

In the last two years, we have successfully launched MAP, updated the by-laws, adopted a sexual harassment policy, expanded endorsements to include municipal elections and issues, and more than doubled our membership!

BECOME A MEMBER OF THE DPOE

2018 – 2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

COMMITTEEMAN

Committeeman: Eamon Kelly
Deputy Committeeman: Karen McCormick

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Communications Committee: Alex Morgan
Finance and Development Committee: Betsy Soete
Issues Committee: Al Hofeld, Jr.
Membership Committee: Amy Wilkinson
Nominations Committee: Givonna St.Clair Long
Political Committee: Greg Andrus and Jim Hansen

EXECUTIVE COMMITEE

President: Michelle Jordan
Vice President: Alex Morgan
Secretary: Sue Calder
Treasurer: Dan Jordan

BOARD MEMBERS AT-LARGE

Greg Andrus, co-chair, Political Committee
Barb Cornew, chair, Midwest Alliance of Progressives
Ginny Darakjian
Cameron Davis
Terri Dubin
Jim Hansen, co-chair, Political Committee
Al Hofeld, Jr., chair, Issues Committee
Tina Hristova
Givonna St.Clair Long, chair, Nominations Committee
Maggie Martinez
Jane Neumann
Rachel Ruttenberg
Betsy Soete, chair, Finance & Development Committee
Christian Sorenson
Amy Wilkinson, chair, Membership Committee

Bylaws

The Democratic Party of Evanston is governed by a set of bylaws drafted and approved by the DPOE membership.

Sexual Harassment Policy

Learn more about the DPOE sexual harrassment policy.

Fair Economic Opportunity For All

In 2015, the DPOE Membership ratified an economic policy platform.