By submitting the ISD 2022 Endorsement form, you consent to ISD using these answers, and other material about your public policy views, such as your social media posts, to determine if ISD will endorse your candidacy.
When you submit your answers, ISD will respond as promptly as possible. Not all requests will receive an endorsement; not all endorsed candidates will receive ISD funds. Candidates must undergo an interview with designated committee members and potential training to be determined at a later date.
*The 2021-2022 Indiana Stonewall board has voted to not endorse pre-primary.*
Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022: 2022 Endorsement Calendar Released
Friday, Feb. 4, 2022 (Noon EST): Deadline for candidate filing
*Senate candidates Feb. 1 petition submission deadline
Tuesday, May 3, 2022: PRIMARY ELECTION DAY
Tuesday, May 17 (Noon EST): Deadline, Verified Petition for Recount
Wednesday, June 1, 2022: STONEWALL DEMOCRATS ENDORSEMENT APPLICATIONS
AVAILABLE Online and by email; send apps to list above
June 1-Aug. 1, 2022: Stonewall Dems Endorsement Cmte. Deliberations
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 (Noon EST): Deadline, party fills empty ballot slots-check for new candidates
Monday, Aug. 1, 2022: DEADLINE to submit endorsement applications
Representation in our government is key to pushing forth progressive policies that support our community. We can't do that if we aren't supporting our LGBTQ+ candidates and allies in their campaigns. Our goal is to raise our voices by raising funds to distribute to our candidates across the state who support or values. If you are running for office, apply for our endorsement today!
Indiana State Senate, District 29
He assumed office in November 7, 2018 has has continued to be a champion in our state for the LGBTQ+ community. He was the first, and so far only, openly LGBTQ+ person ever elected to Indiana's state legislature.
Mayor of Lake Station, Indiana
Carroll assumed office in 2019. Carroll and their husband Mike Poweska settled in Lake Station about seven years when Carroll took over as manager of the local Ace Hardware store. Carroll, a Griffith native, embraced his new city and joined several community organizations and boards.
Greencastle City Council, Ward 3
Greencastle became the first Hoosier city to elect a transgender woman, Veronica Pejril, to city council. She teaches courses in digital music at DePauw University, where she also provides leadership for emergent instructional technologies.