Past Events


Tuesday, November 8th @ 6pm - ?
Election Day Party
The American Tap
701 W. Lake St., Addison, IL
The back room will have food, drinks, and probably cake again (all free, paid for by the DuPage Libertarians) for all friends and journalists who wish to attend and hang out with Claire, Kent, and everyone else who has worked on the campaign. Two wall-mounted flatscreen TV's will have the news running with results all night.

Sunday, November 6th @ 8am-noon
PVSA Gun Show
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Rd, Wheaton, IL

Saturday, November 5th @ 6pm-8pm
Rally With Gov. Gary Johnson
Logan Square Auditorium
Claire and Kent will be on hand both before and during the event


Sunday, October 30th @ Noon
Sycamore Pumpkin Fest Parade
Setup is at 11am, staging area is on the streets intersection at Borden Ave. and Prairie Dr.

Sunday, October 23rd @ 1-3pm
Owl Creek Gazette LP Candidate Meet-N-Greet
Globe Theater, Greenville, IL

Saturday, October 22nd @ 10am – 3pm
Tebala Shriner’s Gun Show
7910 Newburg Rd., Rockford, IL
Claire and Kent will talk with voters at this Sportsman’s Gun Raffle and Gun Auction for the Shriner’s.

Saturday, October 22nd @ 6pm
College of Complexes Forum
Dappers East, 2901 W. Addison Rd, Chicago, IL
An open forum with a night dedicated to speakers who wish to participate, dedicated to libertarian ideas. Kent is scheduled to speak.


Thursday, October 20th @ 7-8:30pm
DuPage Libertarians Monthly Meeting - American Tap, Addison
In the final stretches before the General Election, you can bet everyone will be on hand at this meeting to find out last minute ways they can help with the campaigns. Everyone is welcome to join in.

Thursday, October 13th @ 6:45-8:15pm
Illinois Policy screening of documentary “Madigan”
Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove
Claire and Kent will both attend the screening of this documentary, hosted by Illinois Policy.

Tuesday, October 4th @ 6-8:30pm
Mikva Challenge Candidate Forum @ Waubonsie High School in Aurora, IL
Claire and Kent will take part in a candidate forum in the school's auditorium with other candidates (possibly their opponents) on stage, while taking questions from students. We will have a table set up outside to promote their campaigns and libertarian ideas.

Sunday, October 2nd @ 2pm (staging at 1pm)
Grundy County Corn Festival Parade @ Downtown Morris, IL
Claire and Kent will march with Illinois Valley and DuPage volunteers

Sunday, October 2nd @ 8am-noon
PVSA Gun Show
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Rd, Wheaton, IL

Saturday, October 1st @ 3pm (staging at 2pm)
Mt. Vernon Fall Festival Parade @ Downtown Mt. Vernon
Claire and Kent will march with Southern Illinois volunteers


Wednesday, September 28th @ 6pm-8pm
Libertarian Party Happy Hour Fundraiser
Bull and Bear, 431 N. Wells, Chicago, IL
$30 donation gets you in to open bar and appetizers. Meet Kent and Claire, grab photos, and support their campaigns as they get closer to Election Day
Reserve your spot by donating online

Sunday, September 18th @ 1pm
Harvest Days Parade @ downtown Dwight, IL
This parade also has a bunch of Basset hound dogs marching in it. Either way, Claire and Kent will be there with members from McLean and Kankakee Counties.

Saturday, September 17th @ 9am-9pm
Murphysboro Apple Festival
Claire Ball and Kent McMillen will be working the booth with the Jackson County Libertarian Party, talking with voters enjoying the festival.

Friday, September 16th @ 9am-3pm
Antioch High School Civics Day
1133 Main St., Antioch, IL
Claire and Kent will spend the day talking with students.

Monday, September 12th 9am-noon
Talking with students at school in Westchester

Sunday, September 4th @ 1-5pm
Macon County LP Candidate Meet-N-Greet @ Fairview Park Pavilion, Decatur, IL
Claire and Kent will hang out and talk with members and guests at this outdoor event hosted by the Macon County LP. Some food will be provided.

Sat. September 3rd - All Day
DuQuoin State Fair
Libertarians from multiple chapters across the state will be working this 11-day-long state festival at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds. Claire will be on hand sporadically over those 11 days, but is confirmed for the second weekend of the festival at the booth. Come out and meet our statewide candidates!

Thursday, September 1st @ 6-9pm
Claire and Kent Libertarian Candidate Fundraiser
The American Tap @ 701 W. Lake St., Addison, IL
Open to the public, the fundraiser for Claire and Kent will be in the back room, with a private cash bar for the event. There is a $30 suggested donation, which includes buffet style dinner for all guests.


Fri. August 26th - Sat. August 27th @ All Day
Urbana Sweetcorn Festival
Central Illinois Libertarians will be on hand to staff a booth at the festival, where Kent will talk with voters and answer any and all questions they may have about the proper role of the us senator.

Wednesday, August 24th @ 7-8:30pm
Libertarian Party of Will County
Mr. Benny's Steak and Lobster, 19200 Everett Ln, Mokena, Illinois 60448
The Will County Chapter is growing and becoming a major force in the Libertarian Party of Illinois, and the candidates plan to be part of that growth.

Friday, August 19th @ 6-8pm
Chicago LP Candidate Meet-N-Greet
Cardozo's Pub @ 170 W. Washington, Chicago, IL

Thursday, August 11th @ 7-8:30pm
Illinois Valley LP Monthly Meeting - Candidate Meet-N-Greet
Prairie Lakes Country Club @ 2550 N. 32nd Rd., Marseilles, IL
Claire and Kent will speak and answer questions from guests and journalists

Saturday, August 6th @ 10am-4pm
McHenry County Fair
Kent will be working the booth with the Fox Valley Libertarian Party, talking with voters and answering questions.

Tuesday, August 2nd @ 7-8:30pm
Chicago LP Monthly Meeting
Will's Northwoods Inn @ 3030 N. Racine Ave., Chicago, IL


Monday, August 8th @ 7-8:30pm
Lake County LP Monthly Meeting
Liberty Restaurant @ 419 S. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, IL

Thursday, July 21st @ 7pm - 8:30pm
DuPage Libertarians Monthly Meeting
Kent McMillen and Claire Ball will give updates on their campaigns and will talk with volunteers and answer questions from guests.

Tuesday, July 12th @ 7 - 9pm
Chicago Gender Society
Stardust Banquet Hall at 5688 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL
The Chicago Gender Society was founded 29 years ago for transgender education and support, and to provide a safe place for people to explore their gender identity. Claire met them at the Pride Parade this year and is excited to visit their group and talk about the current financial state of Illinois.

Sunday, July 3rd @ 1pm
Bartlett Independence Day Parade

Sunday, July 3rd @ 6pm
Warrenville Independence Day Parade

Monday, July 4th @ 9am
Elgin Independence Day Parade

Monday, July 4th @ 1pm
Downers Grove Independence Day Parade


Monday, June 27th @ 11am
Ballot Access Press Conference
Illinois State Capitol

Thursday, June 9th @ 7pm
Illinois Valley Libertarian Party
Prairie Lakes in Marseilles
2550 N 32nd Rd, Marseilles, IL


Monday, May 30th @ 8am
Itasca Memorial Day Parade

Sunday, May 29th @ 1pm
East Dundee Memorial Day Parade

Wednesday, May 25th @ 8pm - 9:30pm
Fox Valley Libertarian Party
Diamond Jim's Bar and Grill
325 Meier St., East Dundee, IL

Monday, May 9th @ 7pm - 8:30pm
Libertarian Party of Lake County
Liberty Restaurant
419 S Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL

Tuesday, May 3rd @ 7pm - 8:30pm
Chicago Libertarian Party
Wills Northwoods Inn
3030 N. Racine Ave., Chicago, IL


Sunday, April 10th @ 8am - Noon
Kane County Gun Show
Kane County Fairgrounds

Sunday, April 3rd @ 8am - 1:30pm
Pioneer Valley Sportsman's Association - Gun Show
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL
$5 cover at door, all firearms must be checked, must have FOID card to handle firearms


Tuesday March 29th @ 6pm
Kickoff gathering @ The Corner House in Lombard
Candidates and volunteers will be on hand to hand out petitions and answer questions