Will County GOP urges residents to vote by mail, attend local party events
Whether residents vote by mail or in person, the Will County Republican Party is reminding constituents to make sure to vote in their respective jurisdictions in the upcoming months, as well as take advantage of related events.
“Vote when YOU want to vote,” the organization’s website said, touting the option to request ballots by mail. Officials says voters can save time and avoid standing in line.
Will County voters can request Vote by Mail ballots for the April 4 Consolidated Election online at https://www.thewillcountyclerk.com/elections/voter-services/vote-by-mail/vote-by-mail-ballot-request-form/.
GOP spokespersons reminded constituents that the April 4 election is “THE election that will affect how much property tax you pay.”
Numerous networking and fundraiser activities also await citizens in March, according to the county GOP group.
Three Rivers Friends of NRA will hold its a fundraising event from 3:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Clarion Hotel & Convention Center at 411 S Larkin Ave. in Joliet. This event requires ticket purchased in advance. Tickets start at $50 per person, and several discount options are available, including early bird specials and table packages for groups. To buy tickets, visit https://www.friendsofnra.org/eventtickets/Events/Details/14?eventId=54117.
Lockport Township Republican Organization will sponsor a corned beef and cabbage St. Patrick’s Day dinner fundraiser from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Prairie Bluff Golf Club, 19433 Renwick Road in Crest Hill. The cost is $40 per person.
The Will County Republican Central Committee places a high value on grassroots efforts and encourages local participation. According to the committee’s website, as of the last general election, Will County ranked in the top three Illinois counties for increased Republican voter turnout and votes for party members, with an 11.65 percent increase in the number of Republicans voting along with an 11,100 additional GOP votes than previously.
“Working together in our precinct, township and countywide grassroots efforts is critical to maintaining our Republican majority on the Will County Board and, in 2017, toward electing more Republicans at all levels of government,” the organization said on its website.