Erik Rankin McLean County OKs New Solar Farms By Eric Stock • Aug 22, 2018 Eric Stock / WGLT UPDATED 11:10 a.m. | McLean County has paved the way for three new solar farms to be built. Tight Timeframe To Resolve Dispute Over Election Referendum Signatures By Ryan Denham • Aug 14, 2018 Staff / WGLT 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. Democrats Plan To Challenge Signatures On Election Commission Referendum By Ryan Denham • Aug 13, 2018 Ryan Denham / WGLT 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. Pritzker, Durbin In Bloomington This Week For Democrat Day Kickoff By Mary Cullen • Aug 10, 2018 Mary Cullen / WGLT Democratic candidates from across the state will converge in Bloomington-Normal next week, an uncommon occurrence in red McLean County. Local Democrats Choose Rankin As Next Party Chair By Ryan Denham • Apr 18, 2018 McLean County Democrats / Facebook 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. Beyond Trump: Local Democrats Look To Merge Old Guard With New Energy By Ryan Denham • Mar 1, 2018 WGLT The future of the McLean County Democratic Party began 14 months ago. Penn Won’t Seek Another Term As McLean County Democrats Leader By Ryan Denham • Feb 8, 2018 Carleigh Gray / WGLT Both of McLean County’s major political parties will have new top leaders later this year. Democrat To Run For Rankin's County Board Seat, Setting Up Contested Race By Ryan Denham • Sep 19, 2017 Courtesy Republicans and Democrats appear headed for a contested election for McLean County Board’s District 9 seat on Bloomington’s south side. Democrat Rankin Won't Seek Re-Election To McLean County Board By Ryan Denham • Sep 5, 2017 Ralph Weisheit / WGLT Democrat Erik Rankin announced Tuesday he won't seek re-election to the McLean County Board in 2018.