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IMPORTANT Gubernatorial Election - November 8, 2022

Are you registered to vote?

Visit the Cook County Clerk's website to check your registration status at: or register to vote online at:

Any registered suburban Cook County Voter may also request a mail ballot. This can be done online at: or by mailing an application to the Cook County Clerk's office.

Early Voting begins Monday, October 24th and runs through Monday, November 7th. For the early voting location and hours near you please visit:

Important Dates to Remember:

October 23 Last day to register to vote by online application

October 24 First day of Early Voting

November 3 Last day to request a Mail Ballot

November 7 Last day of Early Voting

November 8 Election Day

November 8 Last day Mail Ballots can be Postmarked


September 16th:   ENDORSEMENT - "The Metropolitan Alliance of Police Chapter 240 representing Des Plaines Police Patrol Officers strongly endorses Sal Raspanti for State Senate 28th District. We are proud to endorse a candidate who supports the values we stand for; safe communities, safe schools, and dignity and respect for all people."  Marcus Benqvidez, MAP 240 President

August 24th:  ENDORSEMENT - NFIB IL PAC ENDORSES SAL RASPANTI FOR STATE SENATE 28TH DISTRICT - "The NFIB IL PAC has endorsed Sal Raspanti for the 28th Senate District.  NFIB and its small business members carefully evaluated the candidates in this race and determined that Sal clearly demonstrates an understanding of the issues critical to small business in Illinois.  Small businesses make up over 90% of the Illinois business sector and employ half of the state’s workforce.  NFIB needs elected officials that will fight against excessive government intrusion and anti-business mandates. Illinois needs rational tax and economic policies.  As the largest small business advocacy association in Illinois and the nation, NFIB is the voice for small business. On behalf of our membership, we look forward to working with Sal to ensure the success of small businesses in Illinois."  Chris J. Davis, NFIB Illinois State Director 

August 12th:  ENDORSEMENT - "I am writing to provide my endorsement for Sal Raspanti for State Senate District 28.  Sal has served on the Park Ridge Park District Board, the Park Ridge Planning and Zoning Commission, and as an Alderman.  Sal currently serves as the City Clerk for Park Ridge.  As you can see, Sal has a deep love of serving the public.  Sal dedicated a large portion of his life to the health and welfare of his fellow citizens.  He always has time to listen and hear the needs of the people.  He is certainly prepared to be your State Senator for the 28th District.  I have known Sal for 22 years and know him as a man of great integrity.  I Served 25 years on active duty in the United States Army. It was my privilege to serve around the world with the greatest of Americans.  I served multiple combat tours.  I retired from the Army as Command Sergeant Major 101st Airborne Division.  I know a leader when I see one and Sal is the leader we need in the State Senate.  It's time for a change. Elect a real leader. Join me in voting for Sal Raspanti for State Senator 28th District." - Larry E. Ryles, Command Sergeant Major United States Army (Ret.)  

August 9th:  Raspanti touts previous Park Ridge political experience in State Senate run challenging Sen. Murphy

August 3rd:  ENDORSEMENT
"With skyrocketing inflation, high taxes and violent crime in the forefront of voters’ minds, they’re demanding a choice at the ballot box. Voters recognize that entrenched Democrat incumbents are out of touch with the kitchen table issues impacting families across Cook County and Illinois. Republican Sal Raspanti, a commonsense candidate, will now provide a clear choice for voters in the 28th State Senate District." - Chairman Sean Morrison, Cook County Republican Party

July 28th:  ENDORSEMENT - "We are excited to endorse Sal Raspanti in his race to be the next Illinois Senator in the 28th District. Sal Raspanti is a proven leader with a distinguished record in public service.His values, authenticity and reputation are of the highest calibre. He has our full support and will serve the citizens of our area with honor and integrity." - Jim Stinson, Committeeman - Republicans of Maine Township

July 25th:  Sal Raspanti files for State Senate 28th District race to fight Taxes, Inflation and Crime

July 25th:  Park Ridge City Clerk Raspanti Running To Oust Murphy In 28th Senate Race

July 26th:  Park Ridge City Clerk Raspanti will challenge State Sen. Laura Murphy on November ballot


August 31st, 6pm - 8pm:  Fundraiser at the Beacon Tap, 1374 Lee Street, Des Plaines, IL

September 2nd, 6:00pm - 8:30pm:  Crusin' Park Ridge 

September 24th, 10am -11:20am:  Park Ridge Farmers Market

October 8th, 8:30am - 9:50am:  Park Ridge Farmers Market

October:  Early Voting takes place October 24th thru November 7th

November 8th:  2022 General Election


If you have any questions, please send me an email.


Thank you,

Sal Raspanti




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