New Democratic group forms in Richland-Bean Blossom area

Herald Times: Local Democrats have started a new organization to help garner party support from residents living in western Monroe County.

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Local Democratic women say Clinton nomination 'not just symbolic'

It might be an understatement to say local Democratic women are excited about the party making former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton the first female presidential nominee from a major party.

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Local women thrilled to be delegates to Democratic convention

Four local women are heading to Philadelphia to represent Indiana during the Democratic National Convention.

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Indiana Democrats must hold caucus to replace Baron Hill

http://www.heraldtimesonline.com/news/local/indiana-democrats-must-hold-caucus-to-replace-baron-hill/article_7537a7d3-77d4-58a8-959a-db95ef5300f4.html

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Democrats set caucus to fill auditor job and party position

http://www.heraldtimesonline.com/news/local/democrats-set-caucus-to-fill-auditor-job-and-party-position/article_adb29306-3e59-513f-beb6-0eb57a4d9506.html

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Clinton Makes History! - First Woman to Lead Major Party Ticket

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Hillary Clinton marked her place in American history Tuesday night, declaring victory in the Democratic presidential race.

“Thanks to you, we’ve reached a milestone,” she told cheering supporters in Brooklyn, saying for the “first time in our nation’s history” a woman would lead a major-party ticket.

 

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Indiana Democrats - Under 40 - Emerging Leaders Program

Created and operated by party activists, the Emerging Leaders Project is a free, year-long leadership development program designed to help build the Indiana Democratic Party’s bench. It is the mission of the Emerging Leaders Project to engage and activate up-and-coming Democrats who have the potential and interest in being elected officials, campaign staff and party leaders in Indiana. 

http://www.indems.org/get-involved/emerging-leaders/


John Gregg taps Christina Hale as running mate

John Gregg, the Democrat running to unseat Gov. Mike Pence, has tapped state  Rep. Christina Hale to be his running mate.

Gregg formally introduced her as his pick for lieutenant governor at a 9:30 a.m. news conference at the Artsgarden in Downtown Indianapolis. The pair also have events later today at regional airports in Evansville, Sellersburg, Fort Wayne and South Bend.

"In Rep. Hale, I have found a full partner who is not only ready to govern, but who has the experience and the passion, the desire to help me refocus Indiana's state government on the things that really matter to Hoosiers," Gregg said. "She is a hard worker who dives deep into important issues and does not shy away from those important issues. And she is known as one who reaches across the aisle and works across the aisle to get things done."

See Indy Star -  http://www.indystar.com/story/news/politics/2016/05/25/john-gregg-taps-christina-hale-running-mate/84900466/


Social media changing the nature of campaigns

Herald Times: A successful run for elected office may come down not just to speeches and debates, but to how well candidates can string together 140 characters and update their status.

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Monroe County Democrats to Trey Hollingsworth III: “Welcome to Indiana”

Bloomington: Mark Fraley, chairman of the Monroe County Democratic Party released the following statement welcoming “Tennessee Trey” to the Hoosier state following his victory in the primary election for Indiana’s 9th Congressional District. 

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