Wheeling dems

The Wheeling Township Democratic Organization (Wheeling Dems)  is a volunteer organization comprised of Democratic and Independent voters committed to electing qualified candidates to national, state, county, and local office. 

Wheeling Dems serves the residents of Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Prospect Heights, and Wheeling.  Our members include  residents throughout northwestern Cook County.

Democratic Beliefs and Platform

Democratic Beliefs

  Democrats believe health care is a right, diversity is a strength, the economy should work for everyone, and facts and truth matter.

Democratic Platform

Every four years, the Democratic Party puts together our party platform, the ideas and beliefs that govern our party as a whole. Following are highlights of the 2016 platform. More details are available at  https://democrats.org/where-we-stand/party-platform/


  • Raise incomes & restore economic security for the middle class 
  • Create good-paying jobs 
  • Fight for economic fairness & against inequality 
  • Bring Americans together and remove barriers to opportunities 
  • Protect voting rights, fix our campaign finance system, and restore our democracy 
  • Combat climate change, build a clean energy economy, and secure environmental justice 
  • Provide quality and affordable education 
  • Ensure the health and safety of all Americans 
  • Principled leadership 
  • Support our troops and keep faith with our veterans 
  • Confront global threats 
  • Protect our values 
  • A leader in the world

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