DPI Chair Lisa Hernandez statement on Assault Weapons Ban

Democratic Party of Illinois Statement on IL Supreme Court Ruling on Assault Weapons Ban Chicago, IL – Following the Illinois Supreme Court decision to uphold the Protect Illinois Communities Act, Democratic Party of Illinois Chair Lisa Hernandez released the following statement:   “Today, the Illinois Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of the Protect Illinois Communities Act, […]


Illinois Democrats-Today, the Illinois Supreme Court upheld the Pretrial Fairness Act, eliminating cash bail in Illinois   About the SAFE-T Act: The 2021 Illinois Safety, Accountability, Fairness and Equity-Today (SAFE-T) Act enacts extensive criminal justice reform impacting policing, pretrial detention, sentencing, and corrections.The SAFE-T Act creates new standards for use of force, allows for collaboration […]

Our thoughts on Democracy

Democracy, put simply, is by and for the people. It’s about citizenship and caring about our communities. It’s about power – our collective power to vote, to choose our own fate as a people, nation, and world, to stand up and give hope to the invaluable worth of people. It’s about the rule of law, […]

Meeting Info

Meeting dates for the remainder of 2023 are: July 20August 17September 21October 19November 16December 21 Meetings are held at the First Missionary Family Life Center which is on the corner of Vienna and 7th streets in Metropolis. If there is a location change, it will be noted on our Facebook page prior to the meeting.

About the Democratic Party of Massac County

The Democratic Party of Massac County is a non-profit, progressive, political group proudly committed to supporting Democrat candidates, both locally and on a statewide basis. We are committed to represent the platform of the Illinois Democratic Party by supporting the working people of our County, striving to ensure personal liberties for everyone, and fostering local […]