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Get Out The Vote – We Need You!

  • October 27th, 2014

    Get Out The Vote or GOTV is kicking up into high gear and we need your help. Only about 66% of our likely supporters turn out to vote in elections that are not presidential election years. When we come out to vote in normal numbers our like-minded progressive candidates win. It is imperative we work hard to get our supporters to the polls as many important races are very close this year.

    You can help by being a poll watcher, making phone calls, or going door to door to remind our likely supporters to vote. These are easy tasks as they are our supporters, you’d just be reminding them to vote. Any amount of time would be greatly appreciated and only one hour of your time can make a big difference.

    For more info please email us at info@nekritznow.com or call 847-998-5757. Thanks!

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Chicago Tribune Endorsement

  • October 23rd, 2014

    I’m excited to receive the endorsement of the Chicago Tribune!

    You can read the full article on their site about the Illinois State Representatives, or read what they said about the 57th District below.

    Chicago Tribune

    57th District: Two years ago we opposed Democratic Rep. Elaine Nekritz of Northbrook as an expression of our frustration that Springfield had failed year after year on pension reform. Nekritz is the House Democrats’ key negotiator on pensions. She stuck with the effort and got results. She deserves as much credit as anyone for crafting and winning approval for the reform bill that was signed into law. Now let’s hope the Supreme Court upholds that law. Nekritz is smart and a student of policy. We recognize the patient, persistent work she has done (and will be counted on to do in the future). She has a strong opponent in Bill Grossi, a Mount Prospect attorney. We endorse Nekritz for re-election.

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“Good Day Chicago” – Interview on Police Cameras

  • October 14th, 2014

    Please watch the video from my interview today on “Good Day Chicago” about the proposal to put body cameras on police officers. I will continue to work to address reforms within the criminal justice system while protecting the privacy of citizens and law enforcement.

    Click here to see video.

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Daily Herald: Nekritz Having an impact in House Dist. 57

  • October 13th, 2014

    I am happy to announce that I have earned the endorsement of the Daily Herald!  You can ready the full story here 

     

    Endorsement: Nekritz having an impact in House Dist. 57

    The Daily Herald Editorial Board

    Elaine Nekritz has held her 57th District House seat for a dozen years, but it’s more recently that she has earned a reputation as one of the state’s most knowledgeable lawmakers on pension matters. As chair of the pension committee, she has been key to any progress toward reform, and Illinois will continue to benefit from her pragmatic and collaborative approach on this pressing issue. For that reason we endorse her.

    Nekritz, a Democrat from Northbrook, is House majority leader but touts her independence from superiors, pointing to a recent energy resolution backed by Speaker Michael Madigan that she opposed on the floor. Such boldness happens too infrequently in Springfield, and Nekritz has acquired the confidence to stand by her convictions. While we may not agree with some of her views on state spending, we can appreciate that voters know what they’ll get with her. She favors a tax on services, pointing to surrounding states that have one. Her goal is to give businesses more surety, a predictable tax future they can work with.

    Her challenger is Republican Bill Grossi, a political newcomer and tax lawyer from Mount Prospect who is motivated by Illinois residents’ lack of trust in state government and who believes legislative positions should be full-time with no side jobs allowed, reducing the chance for corruption. But Nekritz’s leadership, knowledge and no-nonsense attitude is what the General Assembly needs at this time.

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Candidate Forum – Monday 10/06 at 7pm

  • October 6th, 2014

    Please join us  for the candidate forum today at B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim, 1201 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield at 7:00pm, doors open at 6:30pm. The 2014 elections will be here before you know it, so now is the time to learn what they mean for you.  Make an informed decision at the polls.  NCJW is partnering with BJBE and other synagogues, Jewish communal groups, and day schools to host a North Shore Jewish Community Candidate Forum.  Come meet and hear from the candidates across the state as they address the hottest issues facing our country, our neighborhoods, and our Jewish community.

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From the comfort of your living room

  • October 3rd, 2014

    Voting has never been easier as you can vote without ever leaving your home.  You can request a vote by mail application online by going to our voter information page and click on the Vote By Mail link.  You can also check if you’re registered and where your polling place is located by clicking the links for your county.

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Key 2014 Election Dates

  • September 24th, 2014

    This year’s election will depend tremendously on turnout.  In order for Illinois to keep moving forward, we must mobilize ordinary voices and call them to action!

    Below are some key dates to remember surrounding the 2014 Midterm elections in Illinois.  All Illinois residents now have the ability to vote by mail, from the ease and comfort of their home.  If you or anyone you know is interested in obtaining a Vote by Mail application please call us at (847) 998-5757 or email us: info@nekritznow.com

    You can also visit this website: https://ovr.elections.il.gov/default.aspx to check your voter status and/or register online.

    Key 2014 Election Dates:

    Oct. 7th: Deadline to register to vote
    Oct. 20th- Nov. 2nd: Early voting period
    Nov. 4th: Election Day!

    Thank you for your continued support.

    Onward to victory!

     

    Elaine

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Backyard BBQ with Congressman Brad Schneider and State Rep. Elaine Nekritz

  • September 9th, 2014

    On Saturday, September 20th, Congressman Schneider and I will be hosting a backyard BBQ and canvass!

    We will be grilling from 12-1 pm then going to knock doors in targeted areas throughout our Districts.

    The event will be at our headquarters at 796 S. buffalo Grove Rd. In Buffalo Grove.  We hope you can attend!

    Please RSVP to info@nekritznow.com

    Best Regards,

    Elaine

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2014 Campaign Kickoff and BG Days Parade!

  • August 19th, 2014

    I am excited to announce my 2014 Campaign Kickoff on September 6th.  We will be meeting at our headquarters from 12-3 pm for light refreshments and good conversation.

    We are thrilled and honored to welcome Senator Dick Durbin to the event as well!  So come out and join us as we discuss this years election!

    Secondly, as parade season continues, my campaign is looking for volunteers to march with me in the Buffalo Grove Days Parade on August 31st.  We will be greeting residents of the 57th district and passing out treats and stickers along the parade route!

    The information for BG Days is below.  Please RSVP for both events at info@nekritznow.com.

    11:00AM- Floats assemble
    12:00PM- All others assemble
    1:00PM- Parade Steps off

    We are in Group A, Formation Number 23. People should arrive around 11:30 am, park at Cooper Jr. High School and walk to the position.

    We hope you can make one, if not both events!

    Again, please RSVP to info@nekritznow.com for both events.

    Thank you for your continued support!

     

    Best Regards,

    Elaine

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2014 Campaign Headquarters set to Open

  • July 21st, 2014

    The official 2014, Citizens for Elaine Nekritz campaign headquarters is set to open this week!

    The new HQ will be located at 796 S. Buffalo Grove Rd.  The office is on the corner of Dundee and Buffalo Grove Road in Buffalo Grove.

    We are in the process of planning our official campaign-kickoff event and will send out details on that as soon as the date is finalized.

    I am excited to be running to serve the people of the 57th District once again.  Our campaign is officially off and running and I can’t wait to work together with my constituents in order to best address their concerns this fall!

    If you are interested in getting involved with my campaign please stop by and visit my campaign staff sometime this week or email me at info@nekritznow.com.

    I look forward to meeting and working with all of you very soon!

    Best Regards,

    Elaine

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PO BOX 2563 Glenview, IL 60025
Email: info@nekritznow.com