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Erik Rankin

McLean County Board
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UPDATED 11:10 a.m. | McLean County has paved the way for three new solar farms to be built.

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The clock is ticking to resolve a dispute over the signatures collected to put a referendum on November’s ballot to dissolve the Bloomington Election Commission.

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The chair of the McLean County Democrats said Monday that his party plans to file a formal challenge to the signatures collected to put a referendum on November’s ballot to dissolve the Bloomington Election Commission.

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Democratic candidates from across the state will converge in Bloomington-Normal next week, an uncommon occurrence in red McLean County.

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The McLean County Democrats picked Erik Rankin as their next party chair on Wednesday night, hoping to ride his campaign experience to victory in November and beyond.

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The future of the McLean County Democratic Party began 14 months ago.

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Both of McLean County’s major political parties will have new top leaders later this year.

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Republicans and Democrats appear headed for a contested election for McLean County Board’s District 9 seat on Bloomington’s south side.

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Democrat Erik Rankin announced Tuesday he won't seek re-election to the McLean County Board in 2018.