News + Updates

  • February 02, 2019

    Tour de Chocolat is the First Friday in February!

    Democrats must love Senator Dick Durbin and chocolate! We had a record number of people turn out for the February First Friday event at our new headquarters!     
  • January 18, 2019

    McLean County Democrats Central Committee meeting

    The Central Committee of the McLean County Democrats met on January 17 to review the bylaws and approve the annual budget. The meeting was held at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, 8 Traders Circle, Normal, IL.
  • December 21, 2018

    Dems Holiday Party at Keg Grove!!

    The McLean County Democrats celebrated the holidays at Keg Grove Brewing Company in Bloomington, IL
  • December 04, 2018

    Swearing in of New County Board Members

    In the 2018 midterm elections, McLean County Democrats picked up two additional seats on the McLean County Board. Supporters were invited to attend the swearing in on Dec 3rd at 8 am, 4th floor of the Government Center. 
  • November 07, 2018

    Watch Party, 2019!

      We worked tirelessly the last two years and it was time to PARTY! Hundreds of Dems turned out to celebrate our candidates, volunteers, and supporters while watching the votes roll in. The party began with a performance by the talented and lovely Sara Quah and then kicked up a notch with DJ Rated AG!!!! 

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  • September 03, 2018

    Labor Day Parade 2018!

    The Labor Day parade theme for this year was #YourVoteYourVoice, as chosen by the Building and Trades Council.The McLean County Democrats had candidates, floats, music, and our very own Senator Dick Durbin!   

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  • August 15, 2018

    Democrat Day Kickoff Rally with JB!

      The McLean County Democrats joined Senator Dick Durbin, and Democratic Candidates JB Pritzker, Juliana Stratton, Nikita Richards for McLean County Clerk, and McLean County Democrats chair Erik Rankin for a rally to kick off Democrat Day in McLean County at the JB Pritzker campaign office at 417 N. Main St. in Bloomington, IL on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 10am. The rally kicked off a day of Democratic events that finished with the Baldini Scholarship Dinner later that evening. The next day, Democrats from all over the state were in Springfield to celebrate Democrat Day at the Illinois State Fair.

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  • August 15, 2018

    Baldini Scholarship Dinner 2018

      The Democrats of McLean County held our annual Baldini Scholarship Dinner on Wednesday August 15, 2018 at The Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Normal. We had two phenomenal speakers: Litesa E. Wallace, Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives from Rockford, and Jennifer Welch, President and CEO Planned Parenthood of Illinois. These dynamic women were eager to share their knowledge, experience, and hope for our local party!

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  • May 08, 2018

    College Democrats Host a Meet and Greet with JB Pritzker!

    The McLean County Democrats, the Democrats at ISU, and the IWU College Democrats hosted a Meet and Greet with the Democratic Candidate for Governor, JB Pritzker on Tuesday, May 8 from at the Hanson Center at IWU. JB made a brief presentation and answered our questions.  

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  • April 18, 2018

    McLean County Democrats Elect New Officers

    McLean County Democrats elected new officers at the April 18, 2018, Democratic County Convention. New officers are (left to right) Matt Watchinski, treasurer; Kay Moss, secretary; Dorothy Deany, vice chair; and Erik Rankin, chair.  

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