Indiana Democratic Party 7-11-20 Weekly Radio Address

Indiana Democratic Party 7-11-20 Weekly Radio Address

Chairman John Zody and the 7-11-20 Weekly Radio address:

All we can say as Democrats is to remind people of Todd Rokita’s record in office – from pay-to-play politics to fighting to take healthcare away from hundreds of thousands of Hoosiers,


This is Chairman John Zody, bringing you the weekly message for the Indiana Democratic Party.

Candidates up and down the ballot in Indiana are running campaigns this year to help make a difference in their communities. As I record this message, dozens of local Democratic candidates are participating in a virtual candidate bootcamp to enhance their candidate skill sets as we push through the summer and into fall.

Providing this kind of training is critical to the function of our Party, as well as to help build the bench of the Indiana Democratic Party for years to come. Candidates on today’s training are running in urban, suburban and rural areas, and they understand the constantly changing political landscape. And they also understand how things have changed with the onset of COVID-19 and what that means for how to campaign. These candidates deserve our thanks for stepping up and running in a tough environment.

One state race I’d like to talk about today is that of Attorney General, where former Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel is our Democratic nominee. The field is now set for this race with former Congressman Todd Rokita having just been named the Republican nominee. But let’s examine that. By a slim margin, he beat our current Attorney General Curtis Hill. Yes, less than one hundred people decided the race between Hill and Rokita. What does it say about the Republican Party when nearly half of the delegates voted for Curtis Hill, who committed sexual assault and had his law license suspended?

All we can say as Democrats is to remind people of Todd Rokita’s record in office – from pay-to-play politics to fighting to take healthcare away from hundreds of thousands of Hoosiers.

It’s that simple, everyone. While Jonathan Weinzapfel will fight for Hoosiers, Todd Rokita will continue fighting against them.

So what can you do? 

You can get involved with a campaign in your area. You can chip in a buck or two – whatever you can spare. You can reach out to your local Democratic county party to register voters. 

Whatever you can do, it helps.

Sign up at and we’ll get you plugged in.  

Please follow the IDP on Facebook and Twitter. Simply search INDems – that’s I-N-D-E-M-S on Facebook and Twitter, and follow us to get the latest news about our candidates and what we’re doing to hold our counterparts at the Statehouse and in Washington accountable. 

Thank you for listening.

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