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On Monday evening, Indiana Governor candidate, Jennifer McCormick held a Town Hall discussion with the public at the Jasper Train Depot. In hopes of advocating her platform, McCormick talked passionately about her viewpoints on the healthcare system concerning women’s reproductive rights and the education system. McCormick led a Question-and-Answer session, leaving the filled room with standing applauses. Former Indiana Superintendant of Public Instruction from New Castle, IN, McCormick shares her passion for education and rights for Hoosiers. 

Having formerly run as a republican years back, and being from a fourth-generation farmer’s family, Dubois County was a place where McCormick promoted her candidacy. She claims she knows the community well and sees commonalities in political viewpoints throughout the area. Now-Democratic candidate, McCormick has come back to Dubois County “to be a good listener and hear where the issues are coming from.” McCormick stands proud after saying, “What everyone can agree on, is that everyone wants to be heard.” McCormick also comes to “inform and encourage people to go inform others- to know what is at stake.”

McCormick advocates for healthcare that is affordable, accessible, and that provides the necessary help for women throughout the state. She also strives to make a change in the education system by bringing transparency through the schools and the curriculums required. 

McCormick also speaks passionately about achieving a higher rate of voter turnout in the state of Indiana. After sharing statistics of Indiana’s low voter turnout, she and her audience agree that it is up to them to make the change. 

To find more about McCormick and her candidacy, you can visit her website.

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