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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Voting Guide for Persons with Disabilities Released

The Ninth District Disability Caucus (NDDC) is excited to present a guide explaining
voting options for people with disabilities. We are here to provide you with information
about your voting options for the upcoming midterm general election on November 6,
The NDDC is the first and currently the only disability caucus in the state of Indiana. For
this reason, we are thrilled to bring you this guide as our first important initiative and
hope that you will use it to exercise your constitutional right to vote. We hope you will
stay in touch with us as we work to bring you more resources. Please do not hesitate to
send us an email at, follow us on Twitter and Instagram
using our handle @indisabilitycaucus, and visit our website at

The full voting guide can be found here.  

SCOTUS nomination effects--local constituency groups weigh in

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Local Democrats Sound Alarm Before Trump’s Supreme Court Nomination

Statement from the Monroe County Democratic Party on Trump's planned nomination to the Supreme Court.

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Herald Times: Ballot taking shape

Monroe County voters will have more choices this fall when they go to the polls in November.

Both Republicans and Democrats filled a number of ballot vacancies ahead of election deadlines for major political parties.

While local parties hosted caucuses last week to select candidates for some positions, party chairmen rounded out the ballot with a few more candidates by the noon Tuesday deadline to file all necessary ballot paperwork.

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Democrats tap Pirani to face Hawk in county council race

Democrat Ashley Pirani will face Republican incumbent Monroe County Council member Marty Hawk in November.

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Herald Times: Women bowl over male counterparts in Monroe County primary elections

Each time a woman stepped toe-to-toe with a man in Monroe County's 2018 Democratic primary election, she came away the victor.

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