News + Updates

  • May 26, 2019

    Memorial Day 2019

      On Memorial Day, May 27, we will pay tribute to our fallen heroes and their families by participating in the Memorial Day Parade. If you haven't yet walked in a parade with McLean County Democrats, now's your chance! We'll be handing out flags along the parade route, which is always fun! Here's what you need to know: 8:00am Lineup begins on Front Street near the Law and Justice Center. Participants can walk in the parade or ride on the flatbed. Please bring a folding chair if sitting on the flatbed. 9:00amParade kick off, concluding at Miller Park 10:00am Memorial Day service at the band stand in Miller Park 10:30-11:00am (time approximate, after the conclusion of the Memorial Day service)We will have our Memorial Day potluck picnic! The Dems will provide pulled pork, and the rest is pitch-in. Please sign up for a dish to bring! Dems will likely be at the shelter next to the stage. Look for our banner! You are welcome to drop off items before the parade or bring after. Have questions? Contact Karla at karla.huffman@comcast.net or 309-533-1665. 
  • May 19, 2019

    Heyworth Hey Days 2019

    The McLean County Democrats were proud to visit Heyworth for their Hey Days Festival! Communications Chair Patrick Cortesi, Precinct Committee Person Jeff Bertrand, County Board Member Elizabeth Johnston, and Events Chair Karla Huffman spent the day talking to residents about the Democrats.
  • May 17, 2019

    May General Meeting

    The McLean County Democrats held their May General Meeting on Thursday, May 16. Candidate for the 13th Congressional District, Betsy Dirksen Londrigan made an appearance and the featured guest speaker was Kristin Rae, founder and CEO of Inspire Travel Luggage.  

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  • May 15, 2019

    Memorial Day Parade and Picnic!

    Join the McLean County Democrats in paying tribute to our fallen heroes and their families by participating in the Memorial Day Parade and then joining us for a picnic in Miller Park. This is a FREE event and all are welcome! Parade line up at 9:00 at the corner of Front and Center for the Memorial Day parade! At the Miller Park picnic, the Dems will provide smoked meat and we hope you will bring the rest.  
  • May 07, 2019

    Postcard Party for Reproductive Health in Illinois

      On May 8, Dems enjoyed an evening of postcard writing, snacks and wine, urging the Illinois General Assembly to support the Reproductive Health Act (HB 2495)Every individual has the right to make their own decisions about their reproductive health. Abortion is health care, not a crime. Participants wrote short messages to elected officials about the issues that matter to them.

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  • May 06, 2019

    Cheri Bustos visits McLean County

    We were honored to have Rep. Cheri Bustos visit us here in McLean County on Saturday, May 4, 2019. 
  • May 04, 2019

    May First Friday, 2019!

    At the May First Friday, we added music to the mix! We had almost 150 people attend, enjoying food, wine, and beer! Don't miss the next First Friday, friends! 
  • April 17, 2019

    Annual Report 2018-2019

    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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  • April 15, 2019

    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.  
  • April 14, 2019

    Run for Precinct Committee Person!

    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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