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Voter Activation Campaign in Illinois by National Police Support Fund Highly Successful
Success of National Police Support Fund's Voter Activation Campaign in Illinois Highlighted by Oak Park Election Results
"During our voter activation campaign, we really encouraged voters to think about how vital a piece their local police departments are in their communities, and vote with safety and security in mind," Executive Director Simon Lewis said in a statement.
National Police Support Fund is committed to aligning the interests and needs of police officers with the public's issues and concerns within the political process. The organization opened a new field office for the Police Issues Action Center of Illinois in Rosemont, Illinois earlier this month. The organization has been engaged with digital organizing and on the ground efforts in the Chicago area for over a year, and plans on continuing their focus on the city and its surrounding communities.
A significant success of the April 6th municipal elections is the apparent defeat of a ballot measure in Oak Park that would have defunded their local police department. The results of a controversial referendum appear to show a strong majority of Oak Park voters rejected the idea of defunding the village's police department (https://www.chicagotribune.com/
For more information, visit www.nationalpolicesupportfund.com
National Police Support Fund is a national political organization organized under Section 527 of the IRS Tax Code. Contributions made to National Police Support Fund are not tax-deductible. Not authorized by any candidate or candidate's committee.
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