SWIDW is a grass-roots organization whose purpose is advancing the election of democratic candidates and working for more equitable representation and participation of Democratic women in all levels of the Democratic Party and in all levels of government.

SWIDW works to fulfill this purpose through educational programs, fundraising activities, and campaign

assistance to the Democratic Party and its candidates.



Southwestern Illinois Democratic Women

Election Announcement and Nominations Solicitation


SWIDW will hold an election of officers on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, beginning at 6:30 pm

at the IFT Offices, 4 Executive Drive, Fairview Heights, Illinois.


Nominations are being accepted now through March 8th and will also be accepted from the floor at the meeting for the following offices:


Vice President

Recording Secretary

Corresponding Secretary



Nominations should be made via email to one or more members of the nominating committee listed below:

Lee Ann Gemmingen: leeann.gemmingen@gmail.com

Cheryl Mcguire: crmcguire@aol.com

Jennifer Meyer: jennifergain@sbcglobal.net


Please note: To nominate someone, to be nominated or to vote in the election, you must be a member in good standing.  If you have not paid your dues for 2017, please complete the membership form attached and mail along with your payment to the address on the top of the form.