Early Voting Now Underway!

You don't have to wait until Election Day to cast your ballot. When you vote early, you enjoy convenient hours, short lines, and fewer campaign calls reminding you to do your duty! 

401 W. 7th St. Suite 100, Bloomington 
(old Johnson Hardware Building)
10/7-10/10         8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10/14-10/17       8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10/20-10/24       8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
SAT 10/25         9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10/27-10/31       8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
SAT 11/1           9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
LAST DAY 11/3 8:30 AM until NOON

DON'T FORGET TO BRING YOUR VALID PHOTO ID.

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Local Democrats Urge Community Members to Vote Early

October 2, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

LOCAL DEMOCRATS URGE COMMUNITY MEMBERS TO VOTE EARLY

Go door to door to encourage Monroe County Residents to support a forward agenda for the state of Indiana  

The Monroe County Democratic Party is organizing an Early Vote Day of Action on Saturday, October 4.  Democratic volunteers will knock on hundreds of doors and make over 1,000 phone calls to members of their community urging them to take advantage of early voting, which begins Tuesday, October 7. The day of action includes a gathering at 2 p.m. at the Democratic Party Headquarters in which candidates for state and local office will speak to volunteers and members of press on the importance of voting early in a state that imposes substantial impediments to voter participation.

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Bill Bailey for Congress Video Series

Please take the time to view Bill Bailey's campaign videos and share with friends and family. This is the kind of leadership we want, and we deserve in Congress!

http://www.bbaileyforcongress.com/videos/

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Register to Vote before October 6th!

The deadline to register to vote in November 4th's election is fast approaching!

Register by October 6th online, or at the county's voter registration office. Changes of address or other information may also be made in the same way.

Early voting begins October 7th at the Johnson Hardware Building, 401 W. 7th Street, Suite 100 and Election Day is November 4th.

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Jefferson-Jackson Dinner September 5

 

Visit ActBlue to purchase tickets and sponsorships. We look forward to seeing you at the JJ!

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INDIANA STATE AFL-CIO ENDORSES CANDIDATES FOR 2014 GENERAL ELECTION

MCDP is proud to announce that all of our 2014 federal and state-level candidates were endorsed by the AFL-CIO as worker-friendly candidates!

Congratulations to: Bill Bailey for Congress (9th District), Jim Mann for State Rep District 46, Daymon Brodhacker for State Rep. District 60, Matt Pierce for State Rep. District 61, and Jeff Sparks for State Rep. District 62, as well as Beth White for Secretary of State, Mike Claytor for State Auditor, and Mike Boland for State Treasurer.

 

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Meet the Candidates!

The full forum may be found here, thanks to BCATS.

We are proud of this stellar team of public servants. Please listen to their messages yourself, and find more on each here.

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Indiana Democrats Officially Nominate Statewide Candidates

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Democratic Party held its State Convention yesterday, where it officially nominated its candidates for the three statewide offices up for election in November.

“I’m really excited about the Indiana Democratic Party’s statewide ticket,” said Chairman John Zody. “These candidates have one thing in common – they all have experience in the areas in which the office they’re running for governs. The other side can’t say that, regardless of who they select. Hoosiers have seen what happens when one party controls everything – the party infighting and personal politics trumps helping Hoosiers. We can and must do better.”

Beth White, who was nominated for Secretary of State, is currently serving her second term in office as Marion County Clerk, where she is a champion of voters’ rights. While in office, she has expanded early voting opportunities and lobbied the legislature to remove barriers to voting. Beth worked for former Mayor Bart Peterson and was part of the O’Bannon administration before becoming clerk. A Bloomington native, Beth is a graduate of IU and Georgetown University Law Center.

Mike Claytor, a Certified Public Accountant and now Auditor of State nominee, began his professional career at the Indiana State Board of Accounts, where he rose to the position of Deputy State Examiner. In that position, he worked on several white collar crime investigations and helped ensure integrity in Indiana government. Mike went to work at Crowe Horwath, a top-ten CPA firm founded in South Bend, in 1989, becoming a partner three years later. In addition to being a CPA, Mike also received a Juris Doctorate from Indiana University - Indianapolis School of Law.

Mike Boland, the nominee for Treasurer, is a 30-year educator who moved to Indiana in 2012 with his wife to be closer to their family, after serving in the Illinois General Assembly for 16 years. While in office there, he was awarded 36 awards for his service in the House from groups representing educators, veterans, child advocates, agriculture and firefighters. He served as the chair of the House Elections and Campaign Reform Committee, where he passed reforms to make voter registration easier; chair of the House Financial Institutions Committee, where he led the effort to hold entities more accountable; chair of the House Higher Education Committee; and vice chair of the House Veterans Committee.

“Democrats are problem solvers who are working to move Indiana forward and address Hoosiers’ needs, both for now and in the future. We are fighting for common-sense solutions that improve the quality of life in Indiana, help struggling families, and build a thriving middle class,” said Chairman Zody. “Beth White, Mike Claytor, and Mike Boland will restore balance to the Statehouse, bring integrity back to their respective offices, and work in a bipartisan way to move Indiana forward.”

Left to Right: Mike Boland, Beth White, and Mike Claytor. Photo Courtesy of Keith Clock

 

Paid for and authorized by the Indiana Democratic Party John C. Zody, Chair,  www.indems.org. Not authorized by any candidate or candidate's committee. 

Contributions to the Indiana Democratic Party are not tax deductible for Federal Income Tax purposes. 
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Mike Boland to Run for Indiana State Treasurer

Democrat Mike Boland of Fishers filed paperwork this morning to seek the Democratic nomination for Treasurer of State at the Indiana Democratic Party’s State Convention on Saturday, May 31.

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Bailey for Congress Supports VA Investigation

Bailey Supports Bi-partisan Investigation into VA 

Ninth Congressional District candidate Bill Bailey endorses an independent, bi-partisan investigation into the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. “Memorial Day ought to be about honoring our veterans, instead of learning how they are being dishonored by the Veterans Affairs department. I fear we are seeing just the tip of the iceberg about veterans’ needs being poorly handled,” Bailey, a Seymour Democrat, said.

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