Statement by the Monroe County Democratic Party Board

Originally posted to the MCDP Facebook page on Saturday, April 6th:

"The Monroe County Democratic Party, in light of recent allegations, calls on Commissioner Amanda Barge to take immediate steps to: 

  • Publicly clarify that she will not accept the nomination for Bloomington Mayor should she receive the majority of votes in the primary
  • Resign immediately as Monroe County Commissioner. 
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A Statement from the Monroe County Democratic Party

Statement by the Monroe County Democratic Party

In light of the recent article that was published in the Indiana Daily Student, we are left feeling disheartened and upset. Let us be extremely clear, sexual harassment and abuse of power should have no place anywhere in our city and county and we take accounts of such very seriously.  

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WFHB: Monroe County Dems Elect First Black Leader

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Herald Times: Deckard, Crossley emerge as new leaders in local Democratic Party

Trent Deckard is the newest member of the Monroe County Council, chosen by local Democratic Party members at a caucus Sunday afternoon, while Jennifer Crossley is now the party’s county chairwoman.

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Herald Times: GOP unlikely to put up much opposition in Bloomington's 2019 elections

Local party leaders, candidates and election officials are gearing up for this year’s city and town elections.

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Herald TImes: New year, new officials

Despite it being a holiday, it was standing room-only in the Nat U. Hill meeting room of the Monroe County Courthouse Tuesday to watch more than 50 elected officials be sworn in.

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Mark Fraley's Statement of Resignation as MCDP Chair

Mark Fraley, Chair of the Monroe County Democratic Party, recently announced his resignation as MCDP chair.  The resignation will take place early in 2019, when a successor will be selected in a caucus of precinct committee people.

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Herald Times: Huge turnout the big news on Election Day

The biggest news from Tuesday’s midterm election?

The voter turnout.

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Liz Watson Endorsed by Network for Public Education Action Fund

The Network for Public Education Action Fund Endorses Liz Watson for Congress in Indiana

By Diane Ravitch
October 27, 2018
The Network for Public Education Action Fund is pleased to endorse Liz Watson for Congress in Indiana’s 9th Congressional District.

The Network for Public Education Action has endorsed Liz Watson in the general election for Indiana’s 9th Congressional District seat in the United States House of Representatives.

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An Economy that Works for You


Looking at a chart of our GDP over the last 50 years (see above), our economy appears to be better than it ever has been. But that is not the reality for many of us and our loved ones. That is why, as Democrats, our goal isn't just for more GDP—we are for an economy that works for everyone.

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