County Democrats hold election

By Herald Staff

Mikayla Granados of Jasper was re-elected Vice-Chairperson of the County Democratic Party, according to a filing Monday, March 8, with the State Democratic Party. The required filing was made public Tuesday by DuCoDem Chair Mike Kendall.

Granados was originally elected Vice-Chair in December 2019 to fill a vacancy left by resignation. Granados who was challenged by, Beth Waltz, led all candidates in votes, said Kendall, who also was re-elected.

“I appreciate the welcoming support I received from the New DuCoDem Party,” said Granados, a pre-law student at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in Terre Haute. “My re-election shows the County is changing and the Democratic Party shares power with the diverse population of Dubois County.”

The election was held over Zoom because COVID-19. Each ballot was cast by private chat with former Chairperson Joe Huddleston and verified by former Chairperson Gary Eck.

Former state senator, Mike Kendall, was also re-elected DuCoDem Chairperson. Brenda Gramelspacher of Ferdinand was elected Treasurer and Deborah Major also of Ferdinand was elected as Secretary.

“My goal for the next four years is to better everyone’s life in our County and help pay back this community for the faith, family, education, and career I was blessed to have,” said Kendall.

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