Annual Report 2018-2019

Erik Rankin, Chair, McLean County Democrats

One year ago, I had the honor of becoming chair of the McLean County Democrats. Yesterday, I presented a report of our incredible year. As you read through this 2018/19 Annual Report, you will see how far we’ve come, our many successes, and the number of initiatives that are currently underway. Make no mistake: McLean County Democrats are strong and we are passionate!

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Annual Report Presentation

Join us for Erik Rankin's State of the Party presentation on Thursday, April 18. Presentations will be at 2:30 and 6:00pm, both at the McLean County Democratic headquarters, 422 N Main St, Bloomington.  

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Run for Precinct Committee Person!

Build the wave

A Democratic precinct committee person represents voters in each of the precincts throughout McLean County. Our precinct committee people are a critical network of volunteers working at every level to support our local Party and connect with voters in their precincts.

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Successful Love the Ladies!

Feminine hygiene products donated for Love the Ladies

We wrapped up the Love the Ladies service project! You donated 110 packages of feminine hygiene products for women in need! Thank you, McLean County Democrats! These products will be split between Neville House, St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry, and Home Sweet Home Mission. Didn't bring in your donation in time? You can still donate online to Project Love the Ladies

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Election Night 2019

Last night, we made the rounds to several watch parties. We thanked incumbents for representing us and for running again. We congratulated new candidates on their wins and thanked everyone for stepping into the arena. Like never before, progressive candidates shined a light on important local issues and gave voters choices. Thank you to all of these candidates and their campaign teams. We know democracy takes a lot of work and we're proud of your efforts.

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McDems have a new sign up at HQ!

New sign at HQIf

Come see the new sign up at the McLean County Democrats headquarters! 

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"Everything will be fine, I saw the sign"

As you probably already know, the McLean County Democrats have a new permanent headquarters! Located in historic Downtown Bloomington at 422 N. Main St. , we can now open our office daily as a gathering place for meetings, committee work, and community events. This new, permanent home will send the message that we are a vital part of the community and our growing Party is here to stay!

You can help sponsor the sign that will proudly hang out front of our new Democratic headquarters. Be part of history here.

 

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McLean County Democrats reaction to Mueller Report Summary

The summary report by Trump's Attorney General raises as many questions as it answers. Now, more than ever, it is imperative that 1) Congress performs its Constitutional Duty and continues to investigate any and all potential crimes committed by this administration and 2) we remember that the only way we'll get this President out of office is at the ballot box in 2020. We join Democrats around the country in demanding that the Mueller report be made public as soon as possible.

 

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Love the Ladies service project

This March and April, the McLean County Democrats are coordinating with Project Love the Ladies to provide feminine hygiene products for women in need. 

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Elizabeth Johnston with her Woman's History Month tribute

"When I think of the many inspiring women who have shaped me into the person I am today, I keep coming back to my mentor from when I first began working in my profession. Jennifer Hannon has always been a compassionate, tenacious, and dedicated leader. In 2017, she was recognized as the Louisiana Social Worker of the Year at the National Association of Social Workers-Louisiana Conference for her amazing efforts to organize shelter and relief efforts during the 2016 flooding of Baton Rouge and surrounding areas. She is currently working for the state of Louisiana to ensure the availability of mental health services for children throughout the state. "

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