News + Updates

  • May 27, 2022

    Memorial Day Parade with the McDems

    Join the McLean County Democrats as we walk in the 2022 Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30th! Formation will begin at 8 AM on Front St. from Madison St. to Prairie St. in Bloomington. The parade kicks off at 9 AM. We will walk to Miller Park bandstand with closing ceremonies at 10 AM. We will be handing out flags to walk with. Please come and show your support! 
  • May 11, 2022

    Last Day to Purchase Tickets - Honoring The Roosevelts Dinner

    Thursday, May 12 is the LAST DAY to purchase your Honoring The Roosevelts Dinner tickets! Ticket sales cutoff at 2 PM.  
  • April 21, 2022

    Bloomington-Normal Vote-by-Mail Drive

    Join us on Saturday, May 7th at 10 AM to knock doors and get voters in Bloomington-Normal signed-up to vote-by-mail this election year! Vote-by-mail ballots allow voters to vote at their own convenience and it's a great way to make sure every voter's voice is heard! We will be meeting at HQ in downtown Bloomington (422 N Main St., Bloomington, IL) for a short training before we head out to the doors! Sign up using the link below:

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  • April 05, 2022

    Postage Paid, Democracy Saved!

    Are you looking for an easy way to help out your local McLean County Democrats? Donating money for postage is a quick way to support not just one, but all of our local candidates and Precinct Committeepersons! This month we are running "Postage Paid, Democracy Saved!", a fundraiser to help raise postage funds to send out letters and postcards this election season. If you already have stamps you would like to donate, you can drop them off to HQ (422 N Main St., Bloomington, IL) every Friday 4pm - 7pm, Saturday 10am - 2pm, or contact [email protected] to arrange other drop off times. 

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  • March 25, 2022

    Downtown with the McDems - April First Friday

    Join us at HQ on Friday, April 1 from 5pm - 8pm as we celebrate downtown Bloomington's First Friday! We will provide decorated cookies and drinks for those that stop by. Masks and donations for drinks are recommended.
  • March 10, 2022

    McDems' Pie Day & Candidate Announcement

    Join us on Monday, March 14 from 6pm to 8pm as we announce our historic slate of candidates running for office in 2022. Come on down to HQ and celebrate with a slice of pie on Pie Day! If you would like to help out with this event by donating a sweet or savory pie, please use the link below to sign up.

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  • March 08, 2022

    ☘️Marching with the McDems – 2022 St. Patrick’s Day Parade☘️

    Join us this Saturday, March 12, to walk in the St. Patrick's Day Parade! Line up starts at 12:30pm on School St. between Locus and Mulberry, and the parade kicks off at 1pm. There will be many candidates joining us, so make sure to bring your walking shoes and: Dress WARM! Wear your favorite GREEN clothing Be ready to have some fun!

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  • February 17, 2022

    Office closed due to weather on February 17

    Our headquarters will be closed today, February 17, due to the winter storm. At this time we plan to be open on Friday, however we will continue to monitor the forecast and post any updates here.
  • February 16, 2022

    Petition Drive - Signatures are Sweet!

    Join us on Sunday, February 20 from 2pm - 4pm at IBEW 197 for a petition drive. Each individual will get a sweet cupcake for stopping by! Petitions can be signed inside, or we can bring them out to your car for curbside service. Social distancing, masks and vaccinations are required indoors.
  • January 25, 2022

    Show Some Love: A McDems County Board Curb-side Campaign Kick-off

    Join the McLean County Democratic Central Committee at Fort Jesse Café on Wednesday, February 16th to support the new slate of 2022 County Board candidates! All proceeds from ticket sales will go directly to candidates. All meals will be available for curb-side pickup. Meals for purchase include:-Chicken & Waffles-Shrimp & Grits (GF)-Bruschetta Skillet (Vegetarian)-Bruschetta Skillet (GF) Click the ActBlue link below to purchase a meal ticket:

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