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Naomi D. Jakobsson (Democrat) expresses her gratitude towards the contributor for having helped circulating her petition for nomination. 1800 signatures were obtained, which put her on the ballot for the Representative in the General Assembly for the…

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Democrat David Gill thanks his helpers (among which our contributor) for collecting signatures for his 2010 Illinois Congressional campaign.
Even though he wrote he was "convinced that this race is winnable", Gill only reached 35.7% of the votes…

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Political Buttons include:
-Barack Obama presidential buttons for 2008 and 2012
-Women for Barack Obama in 2004
-Women for Hillary from either 2008 or 2016
-Bill Clinton and Al Gore in 1992
-A plethora of gay pride buttons including Illinois gay…

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Campaign sign for Ossie Langfelder for Commissioner of Streets. Mr. Langfelder served two terms in this post prior to his election as Mayor of Springfield in 1987. The sign is either from his first campaign for the post in 1978 or his second in 1982.

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Campaign sign for Josh Langfelder County Recorder (D) from either his 2008, 2012, or 2016 election bid to the office. He has been successful in attaining and holding the office since 2008.

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Campaign Sign for Democrat Jim Langfelder for City Treasurer for Springfield, IL. Mr. Langfelder held the office for three terms from 2003-2015. Campaign sign is either from his 2003, 2007, or 2011 election bid. After serving as city treasurer, Mr.…

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1982 or 1986 Campaign Sign Adlai Stevenson III for Illinois Governor. Mr. Stevenson ran for Governor of Illinois in 1982 and 1986, losing both bids to James Thompson. As the 1982 gubernatorial candidate, Mr. Stevenson ran as a Democrat. As the 1986…

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Front page, Chicago Tribune, Thursday, August 29, 1996. Above the fold, "Democrats Embrace Clinton." Coverage of the 1996 Democratic National Convention, which took place in Chicago, Illinois. Lead article references Bill Clinton accepting his…

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Chicago Tribune Thursday, August 29, 1996 back page. Advertisement for Ameritech Communications Company showing diagram of United Center Communications System for the Democratic National Convention held that week in Chicago, Illinois. The days before…

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On official stationary, President-Elect Ronald Reagan thanks John Homeier of Springfield, Illinois, for his and unnamed others' attendance at Reagan and Nancy Reagan's home on October 25, 1980. Reagan tells Homeier that the election of himself,…
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