Supreme Court opinion was a missed opportunity

Supreme Court opinion was a missed opportunity

INDIANAPOLIS– Democratic Secretary of State Candidate Jim Harper released the statement below following the United States Supreme Court decision to return the gerrymandering case back to the district courts: “The biggest threat to fair elections in Indiana is extreme partisan gerrymandering. “Today’s Supreme Court opinion was a missed opportunity, but the issue is far from settled. The Court’s decision shows why it is critical to…

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Democratic State Party nominates Jim Harper for Indiana Secretary of State

Democratic State Party nominates Jim Harper for Indiana Secretary of State

On Saturday a unified delegation of state Democrats nominated Jim Harper to become Indiana’s next Secretary of State. The group endorsed the Valparaiso attorney unanimously and with an enthusiastic vote by acclamation. “It is with a deep sense of gratitude that I accept the full endorsement of democrats across the state,” said Harper. “I’m looking forward to working with democratic candidates up and down the…

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Federal judge’s ruling is a victory for all Hoosier voters

Federal judge’s ruling is a victory for all Hoosier voters

Democratic Secretary of State Candidate Jim Harper released the following statement after an injunction was granted by the Southern District of the U.S. District Court to block the Indiana Secretary of State’s controversial policy to kick Hoosier voters off the voter rolls: “The federal judge’s ruling is a victory for all Hoosier voters. This is yet another voter suppression tactic by Hoosier Republicans that has…

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Become a Harper for Indiana Intern!

Become a Harper for Indiana Intern!

Care about elections? Join the Jim Harper for Secretary of State Campaign for a summer or fall internship. Learn the ins and outs of running a statewide campaign and help get Jim elected. Send your resume and cover letter to Ali Brown, ali@harperforindiana.com, with subject line Internship.

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Let America Votes endorses Jim Harper

Let America Votes endorses Jim Harper

Kansas City, MO — Let America Vote today endorsed Jim Harper for Indiana Secretary of State. “Jim Harper is a devoted voting rights advocate running against one of the most active vote-suppressing politicians in the country,” said Jason Kander, President of Let America Vote. “Jim supports expanding voting hours and implementing policies that increase access to the polls like same-day voter registration. Let America Vote is proud to…

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It’s Official! Jim Files for Secretary of State

It’s Official! Jim Files for Secretary of State

On Tuesday, Jim Harper officially filed his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Indiana Secretary of State. At the press event, Harper and Indiana Democratic Party Chairman John Zody conducted the official signing, sending Harper on his path toward the Indiana Secretary of State’s office. Harper outlined his vision for the role, particularly noting his commitment to ending widespread gerrymandering and voter suppression, being a…

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Special Session endemic of runaway supermajority

Special Session endemic of runaway supermajority

Democratic Secretary of State Candidate Jim Harper released the following statement upon adjournment of the Indiana General Assembly’s unnecessary legislative non-victory lap: “This Special Session exemplifies the problems inherited from decades of gerrymandering by Indiana Republicans who routinely put partisan gain ahead of representative democracy. “For far too long, they’ve rigged the system to give themselves a supermajority that is now completely unaccountable to the…

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Early voting isn’t good for just some counties, it’s good for all

Early voting isn’t good for just some counties, it’s good for all

An injunction issued Wednesday by the federal court requires Marion County to establish at least two satellite early vote centers in time for the November 2018 elections. Democratic Secretary of State Candidate Jim Harper commended the ruling that now brings Marion County in line with 36 other counties across the state. “This is a monumental achievement on the road to ensuring Hoosiers have more accessible…

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Walk with Jim in the Indy Pride Parade

Walk with Jim in the Indy Pride Parade

Harper for Indiana will be marching to Break Ballot Barriers in the Cadillac Barbie Pride Parade on June 9th. Join us as we march the parade route and then register voters inside the festival. All volunteers will receive a special Pride T-shirt. RSVP on Facebook HERE Or email ali@harperforindiana.com  

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LATEST POLL SHOWS SECRETARY OF STATE’S RACE AT A DRAW

LATEST POLL SHOWS SECRETARY OF STATE’S RACE AT A DRAW

INDIANAPOLIS–A non-partisan poll released Tuesday revealed that Indiana Secretary of State Candidate Jim Harper has rapidly gained traction with Hoosier voters. The poll, conducted last week, shows Harper and the 7-year incumbent in a statistical dead-heat. “I launched this campaign to stand up for voters all across Indiana, visiting dozens of counties, and speaking to countless voters concerned with how things are being done –or…

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