January Newsletter

Judge Chantelle teamed up with Judge Jennifer Barron and Judge Leah Setzen to connect with Team 209, Common Ground, and the Creative Housing Network. They came together to understand and support their efforts in advocating for the pursuit of a full and independent life.

She celebrated Deputy Bebber as she embarks on her well-deserved retirement! Deputy Bebber dedicated her time serving in Judge Chantelle's courtroom, and we wish her all the best in this new chapter of her life.

Judge Porter took a moment to remember the remarkable life of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor with the Daily Herald. Justice O'Connor made history as the first woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court, leaving an enduring legacy. Click here to read the article.

Exciting news from the DuPage Circuit Court! On December 4th, we welcomed the esteemed Judge Bonnie Wheaton as the new Chief Judge. With 35 years of dedicated service as a DuPage County judge, Judge Wheaton brings a wealth of experience to her new role. We're thrilled for her and look forward to the positive impact she'll make in the courthouse. Congratulations, Judge Wheaton!

TLaborer's Union Local 68 LIUNA sure knows how to throw a fantastic holiday party! Judge Chantelle had a delightful time celebrating the festive season with them.

Chantelle had a delightful surprise during Joyful Traditions in Villa Park— a special visit from Santa! Chantelle cherished the magical moment and the festive atmosphere during this heartwarming celebration.

Chantelle recently participated in a week-long Judicial Training Seminar hosted by the Supreme Court of Illinois. Recognizing the importance of ongoing education, this training ensures that our judges stay well-equipped to uphold principles of equality and fairness for everyone who steps into their courtroom. Continuous learning plays a vital role in maintaining a just and inclusive judicial system.

We joyously marked the one-year anniversary of Chantelle's historic appointment as the first African American woman to serve in the DuPage County Court. It's a significant milestone that highlights her dedication, expertise, and the positive impact she has made in the legal community. Here's to a year of achievements and to many more milestones ahead!

Chantelle had a fantastic time at the DuPage Democrat's Holiday Party! It was a wonderful opportunity to connect with friends and colleagues, spreading holiday cheer and creating lasting memories.

Chantelle consistently finds joy in attending the DuPage County Bar Association Foundation Breakfast that supports justice partners in our community.

Chantelle participated in the Speaker Welch Blue Toy Drive and fundraiser, contributing to a wonderful cause. The event provided a meaningful opportunity to support the community by donating toys to those in need.

Chantelle had the pleasure of spending time with students from York Community High School in her courtroom. During this special visit, she shared her personal journey of becoming a judge and provided insights into her experiences in the juvenile division.

One of the most joyous moments in Chantelle's courtroom is Adoption Day! It's a special occasion filled with love, smiles, and the beginning of a new chapter for the families involved. Chantelle takes great pride in being a part of such meaningful and positive moments that create forever bonds.

Chantelle was honored to attend the DuPage County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Advisory Committee's breakfast. The event provided a meaningful opportunity to reflect on the legacy of Dr. King and the ongoing work towards equality and justice. Chantelle values participating in such gatherings that celebrate the principles of unity, diversity, and social progress advocated by Dr. King.

Chantelle had a memorable experience celebrating her first Christmas Posada alongside Commissioner Erica Corral Sepulveda and Congressman Chuy Garcia. It's wonderful to see leaders like Chantelle engaging in cultural celebrations, fostering connections, and spreading holiday cheer with fellow community members.

Chantelle had an amazing time at the holiday party hosted by the DuPage County Bar Association, DuPage Association of Women Lawyers, and DuPage County Justinian Society of Lawyers. Here's to the shared moments that make the legal community vibrant and supportive!


Get Out the Vote!

The primaries are just around the corner on March 19th, and we need YOUR help! We're on the lookout for passionate volunteers to join us in mobilizing the vote.

Whether you're great at literature drops, connecting with voters over phone calls, or assisting with mailins, your contribution will be invaluable to our campaign.

Join us on Zoom on January 10th at 7:00 p.m. to learn about all of the amazing ways you can get involved to support Judge Chantelle Porter.

Click HERE to register to get the Zoom link.

Set up a Meet and Greet with Judge Chantelle

We'd love to set up a meet and greet with you so that you, your friends, neighbors, or organization can meet Judge Chantelle! A meet and greet can be something as simple as an evening at your home with your community. If you'd like to set up a meet and greet, please email campaign@judgecporter.com and we'd be happy to meet you!

Order your yard sign today!

We're getting ready to order our yard signs and we'd love for you to have one! Click the link here to sign up for a yard sign and once ordered, we will deliver one to your home!

Click Here to Contribute to Judge Porter's Campaign


A copy of our report filed with the State Board of Elections is (or will be) available on the Board's official website or for purchase from the State Board of Elections, Springfield, Illinois. Contributions or gifts to the organization are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes.

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