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Mar 12, 2019

Mayoral hopefuls, commissioner candidates speak at League forum

“‘As we look at boards and commissions, I think we need to continually re-evaluate,’ said Olsen, who was appointed to serve as a state representative in 2016. ‘Are these commissions meeting? And if they’re not meeting, why aren’t they meeting?’ He suggested that there should be more of a “formal understanding” in what these boards……

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Mar 11, 2019

David S. Olsen: Candidate profile

Issue questions * What are the most important issues facing your community and how do you intend to address them? Downers Grove faces its fair share of challenges, but it is in a great position to succeed due to the productive ideas and commitment to service from its residents. It is my intention to tap……

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Feb 19, 2019

Downers Grove Firefighters back Olsen for Mayor

“‘I couldn’t be more honored to receive the strong support of the firefighters who protect our village,’ said Olsen. ‘Their dedication to the safety of our residents and businesses is unmatched, which makes Downers Grove one of the safest communities in Illinois.’” Read more: Bugle Newspapers…

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Feb 2, 2019

Downers Grove mayoral hopefuls make their pitch

“[…]Olsen says that experience would help him promote Downers Grove in the region and across the state. “I’m excited about fighting for the people of Downers Grove — advocating for the people of Downers Grove,” Olsen said. He said he would work to bring people and resources from outside the village “that will help support……

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Jan 18, 2019

Olsen kicks off campaign for mayor of Downers Grove

“David Olsen officially launched his campaign for mayor of Downers Grove Jan. 16 at a rally attended by more than 100 supporters. The rally took place at Gatto’s Restaurant in downtown Downers Grove.[…]” Read more: My Suburban Life…

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Dec 3, 2018

Three candidates enter race for Downers Grove mayor

“The Downers Grove mayoral race will be a three-way affair. Commissioners Bob Barnett and Marge Earl along with State Rep. David Olsen have filed petitions to appear on the April ballot to succeed Mayor Martin Tully… Olsen, a former member of the Village Council, gathered petitions on the weekend before Thanksgiving and said the response……

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Oct 16, 2018

Rep. David S. Olsen Visits Pierce Downer School

Olsen spent the day on October 16 at Pierce Downer Elementary School in Downers Grove, where he talked with students, teachers and support staff. “I look forward participating in the Principal for a Day program every year, as it provides me with a unique glimpse into the lives that principals and teachers live daily at……

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