News + Updates

  • September 12, 2021

    SOLD OUT - Obama Legacy Dinner Featuring David Axelrod, October 6

    The Obama Legacy Dinner is SOLD OUT! If you would like to inquire about a waiting list, please contact Pat Peterson at [email protected] We can't wait to gather, celebrate our local Party, and listen to the legendary David Axelrod. * Don't forget that you must show proof of vaccination upon arrival. You will not be allowed to enter the event without it! Masks are also required when not actively eating or drinking. See you on October 6th! **************************************** The McLean County Democrats are happy to honor the legacy of President Barack and Michelle Obama with the 2021 Obama Legacy Dinner! Join us on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at the Illinois State University Bone Student Center. David Axelrod, former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama, current host of The Axe Files podcast, and Distinguished Senior Fellow at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy will share his knowledge, experience, and hope for our local party, state, and country. Proceeds benefit the Baldini scholarship awarded to an ISU student in John Baldini's name, and the Obama Legacy scholarship awarded to a veteran or current service member attending Heartland Community College. The remaining proceeds benefit our local Party and efforts.

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  • September 01, 2021

    Walk with us in the 2021 Labor Day Parade!

    We're gearing up for a huge year in 2022 - let's have a big presence at the Labor Day Parade! We need folks to donate candy, walk, or both. Please review the available slots by clicking the link below, and then click on the button to sign up. The Parade begins at 10 a.m. on Monday, September 6, at Front and Center Streets in downtown Bloomington, proceeding to Miller Park. Parade line-up is at 9 a.m. The Parade will proceed west on Front Street to Lee Street, south on Lee Street to Wood Street and west on Wood Street to Miller Park. Join us wearing blue or your favorite Dem shirt to participate in the parade. All participants must wear masks, all candy tossers must be gloved.
  • August 16, 2021

    Tonight at 5:30 PM! Meet and Greet with Anna Valencia, Candidate for IL Secretary of State

    Join host McLean County Democrats and candidate for Illinois Secretary of State Anna Valencia for a meet and greet TODAY, 8/16 at 5:30 PM at the Democratic HQ (422 N Main St., Bloomington, IL 61701).

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  • March 15, 2021

    Early voting information for April 6 elections!

      The 2021 Municipal Election is less than a month away! Early voting has started at the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts and will continue through April 5th.  City of Bloomington and McLean County voters can early vote at: Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts 600 N East St. Bloomington, IL 61701 Monday – FridayMarch 12th to April 5th8:30am – 4:30pm

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  • March 15, 2021

    Vote on or before April 6 for these candidates!

    As a reminder, the municipal elections (Mayor, council, educational boards) are considered to be nonpartisan, therefore our Party has no involvement with them or the candidates for office. 
  • March 15, 2021

    April 6 Consolidated (Municipal) Election!

    Early voting in McLean County has started!    Do you have more questions on voting? Check out the Vote tab on our page for both Bloomington and McLean County!
  • December 10, 2020

    McLean County Democrats Respond to 2020 County Board Committee Assignments

    Media Contact: Elle ReinhartMcLean County Democrats Communications ChairPhone: (309) 533-3418Email: [email protected] Immediate Release: December 9, 2020 Media Release McLean County Democrats Respond to 2020 County Board Committee Assignments The Interim Chair of the McLean County Democratic Central Committee, John Whalen, issued the following statement in regards to the recent announcement by the McLean County Board chair announcing the committee assignments for the upcoming term.

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  • October 20, 2020


    WE ARE TWO WEEKS AWAY FROM THE NOVEMBER 3RD ELECTION! Check in below to hear what is going on with your local Dems! 

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  • October 19, 2020

    Election Updates & More!

  • October 06, 2020


    Check in below to hear what is going on with your local Dems! 

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