The Porter County Democratic Party held an election bash called “Rock the Vote” on September 19th downtown Valparaiso, Indiana in 2021.
“Rock the Vote,” did exactly what it says – Rocked the Vote. Patons learned how to Register to Vote, where there were Early Voting locations, picked up yard signs, and heard from the local candidates. Well you are invited to “Rock The Vote” hosted by the Porter County Democrats.
I was a chance to get up close and personal with the local candidates all at one time and all at one place. The event was held on Saturday, September 19th at Central Park Plaza downtown Valparaiso, Indiana, at 68 Lafayette Street. The event was free and open to the public.
Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy the music and hear from dozens of speakers, including Frank MrVan for congress and a representative from Team Biden as well. Here’s your chance to talk to the candidates, hear from the candidates, sign up to Absentee Vote, get literature and get yard signs – including Biden/Harris yard signs. There will also be a Silent Auction, Voter Registration, Volunteer Sign Up options, and photos with the candidates.
Team Biden for President
Frank Mrvan for US Congress
Dr. Woody Myers for Governor
Jonathan Weinzapfel for State Attorney General
Luke Bohm for State Senate
Deb Porter for District 4 State Representative
Lisa Beck for District 19 State Representative
Keegan Damron For District 11 State Representative
David L. Chidester for Superior Court Judge District 4
Matt Soliday for Superior Court Judge District 1
Mitch Peters for Porter County Circuit Court Judge
Becky Mateja Lombardini for Porter County Commissioner
Dan Whitten for Porter County Council
Susie Talevski for Porter County Council
Among the dozens of speakers is local Becky Mateja Lombardini, MPA, from Chesterton Indiana running for Porter County Commissioner. Although this is Becky’s first run for office, she is no stranger to the political landscape. She is a wife, a mother of 3 very active and busy children, past business owner, current Professor at IU, volunteer coach, and consultant for the Frank Mrvan for Congress Campaign. Come out on Saturday and meet Becky in person and hear Becky speak. The event opens at 2:00 pm, and Becky’s estimated time to speak is 3:00 pm, with time for personal interactions from 3:30 – 4:30 pm at the candidate tables.
All COVID regulations will be followed, including social distancing, face masks with tables and chairs spread apart and sanitation items available. Volunteers for the event are welcome. You may reach the Democratic Headquarters at 219-299-8614 or visit their headquarters at 510 Randle Street, Valparaiso, Indiana, just one block south of Strack and Van Til Super Market off Calumet Ave.
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