AUGUST 2022 edition

The Beacon

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Primary Day 2022 Results

Iosco County had a nearly 30% turnout on August 2nd.  All local Democratic candidates ran unopposed.  See the General Election match ups and results for Primary candidates and millages here.

august 2 election results

Don't Forget: County Convention this Saturday August 6 11 am - 12 noon

Meeting offered in person at the ICDP Office in East Tawas and virtually. See email from July 22 for Zoom link and meeting agenda. 

ICDP Supports Democratic Candidates!


ICDP is honored to present Ken Kish with a $2000 donation for his campaign for 99th State House Representative.


Joel Sheltrown Addresses Questions ahead of Campaign Support

Joel Sheltrown, the Democratic candidate for the newly drawn 36th State Senate District which includes Iosco County, responded both in writing and in person to questions from last month's membership meeting...

read more here

Red Wine & Blue Changing the Conversation on Reproductive Rights 

Red Wine & Blue is a grassroots effort to engage suburban women in the most hotly contested districts in America. Many are transforming their own lives and getting political for the first time. Interested to learn why the GOP has a suburban women problem? Listen to RWB's weekly podcast every Wednesday for a political journey through the minds of suburban women.

click here for rwb podcast

Join ICDP at upcoming events!

The Service & Events Committee has added several new events for August through October. Join likeminded Iosco County residents & visitors in fun-filled activities designed to bring us together and support our initiatives. Bring a friend to expand our impact!

check out the latest service & events calendar here

Communications Committee Shares Strategy

ICDP's Communications Committee ran two radio ads the day before the Primary featuring Tim Haskins. Other plans include heavy advertising in October

listen to the ad here

Protect the Great Lakes from Enbridge

The 106th District County Chairs Committee recently reminded Democrats that Don't Oil & Water Mix and Clean Water Action did a great job of outlining what's at stake with the Line 5 pipeline and proposed tunnel. Watch the video below for a comprehensive overview of the status of Line 5, lawsuits, and tunnel permits.

watch the video here

2022 General Election Campaign Committee Report

Campaign Committee chair Jim Mortimer gave an update at the August Membership meeting on the need for volunteers to reach voters. Please contact Jim at 773-343-8663 to sign up.

get out the vote activities

Dr. Bob addresses the ICDP at our East Tawas office

Learn More about Dr. Bob Lorinser

Dr. Bob Lorinser is running to serve Michigan's First District in the United States Congress.

 visit dr. bob's campaign website

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