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Illinois Democrat's Profile

Single father of a 25 year old and foster father to a 25 year old. Life-long Democrat who has held elected offices in the past. Moderate beliefs.

Diaries published: 39 (2395 days since last diary on Sun Nov 02, 2008 at 10:49 AM PST)

Comments posted: 603 (612 days since last comment on Thu Sep 19, 2013 at 06:41 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 115

Total Comment Ratings: 1395

Most Recommended Diary: HELP! I have been asked to run for State Rep in Illinois, 65 comments, 31 recommends

People Following Illinois Democrat: 5

Illinois Democrat's Most Recent Diaries:

I wanted to share this experince with all of you to give you another example of the effect of the Obama campaign. Even on the life of two small town guys from Illinois.
by Illinois Democrat
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Nov 02, 2008 at 10:49 AM PST with 11 Recommends
I was reading the results of the Pennsylvania primary and noticed something strange. McCain lost about 26% of the vote. I have not heard anyone mention this on tv or radio though. See below for the ...
by Illinois Democrat
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Apr 23, 2008 at 05:24 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Senator Dick Durbin stopped in my hometown this morning and I had the opportunity to meet him. He spoke for a few minuteds and answered questions from the audience. More on that below.
by Illinois Democrat
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Oct 06, 2007 at 01:29 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
The Illinois GOP decided to get into the straw poll act today at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. The turnout was low according to observers but the results were a little surprising to me.
by Illinois Democrat
Comment Count 33 comments on Thu Aug 16, 2007 at 07:37 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
by Illinois Democrat
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Oct 05, 2006 at 10:11 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
by Illinois Democrat
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Aug 10, 2006 at 01:38 PM PDT with 3 Recommends

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