Vote for Public Education
Pro-Public Education Candidates Running in Contested* May Primary Races
Many are teachers. All show that they support public education. This is not an endorsement. This is simply a list. Are we missing anyone? Email us.
Bill Dixon (R), House District 22 / (District 22 Ballotpedia Page)
Brittany Kloer (R), House District 33 / (District 33 Ballotpedia Page)
John Stoffel (R), House District 50 / (District 50 Ballotpedia Page)
Cinde Wirth (D), House District 59 / (District 59 Ballotpedia Page)
Dave Rinehart (R), House District 60 / (District 60 Ballotpedia Page)
*There are many teachers and pro-public education candidates running in the May primary. The above list is only contested races. The general election list, coming this summer, will be much longer!
How Do I Find Out if My Candidate Supports Public Education?
You ask the legislator or candidate, you ask us, you do a little homework and then share your findings. Curious as to topics you can ask? See our beliefs.
General Information on Where Current Legislators Stand
ICPE 2020 Legislative Positions
Read the 2020 ICPE legislative positions. See if your current legislators support these positions.
Legislative Report Card
The state-level Indiana Coalition for Public Education also grades our state legislators. Their position: "If legislators can grade our schools, we can grade them."
2020 grades to come!
Here are the grades state legislators received in 2018.
Here are the grades state legislators received in 2016.
More on the Matter
Read the blog post about delivering the first round of these signs.
Ensure You Are Registered to Vote
Moved recently? Have a family member turning 18 in 2020? Haven't voted in a while? Go to the Voter Portal here and be sure you are registered to vote. Rather register by paper, go here.
New Primary Dates Due to COVID-19
All deadlines have been moved forward 28 days for the June 2 primary. Everyone can vote via absentee ballot. Polls, for now, are still planned to be open for early voting and Election Day. Please check your county election precinct for hours.
Where Do I Vote?
Enter your address in here.
How Do I Absentee Vote Due to COVID-19?
You can find information here.
You can find form here.
Deadline for an absentee ballot is May 21.
Everyone can vote via absentee ballot due to COVID-19.
Key 2020 Primary Election Dates
Voter Registration Ends for Primary Election: May 4, 4pm EDT
Early Voting for the Primary Begins: May 5
Request for Absentee Ballot Must Be Received By: May 21
Absentee Ballot Deadline: June 1, noon EDT
Primary Election Day: June 2, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Indiana Election Commission will hold a public meeting on April 22, 2020 at 10:00am EDT, to consider any other changes to the primary election process as a result of the COVID 19 Pandemic.
Important tip: In Indiana you don't have to be a registered member of a party to vote in that party's primary.
Key 2020 General Election Dates
Request for Absentee Ballot for General Election Begins: May 19
Voter Registration Ends for General Election: October 5
Early Voting Begins: October 6
Request for Absentee Ballot Must Be Received By: October 22
Absentee Ballot Deadline: November 2, noon
Election Day: November 3, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Access the complete, updated calendar here.
Vote for Public Education Yard Signs and Window Clings - Show Your Support!
Get 'em here! Show you support for public education this election season by making a donation to receive a window cling or yard sign or both! All proceeds will go towards Indiana legislative candidates that support public education. The decision will be made this summer. Who will we choose? Come to our meetings or send us an email to voice your opinion. There are so many amazing candidates pro-public education candidates running this year in Indiana. We honestly are awe struck! And we are keeping an eye on them including those that are standing up against some of the major education "reformers" (privatizers) that have held office for over a decade. It will be a difficult choice. But you know what, the more funds we have, the more we can support. So please, donate!
Prefer to pay by mail?
No problem! Please email us!