Statement as issued Tuesday:
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Democratic Party has called a caucus to replace State Sen. Vi Simpson, who was formally nominated on Saturday to be the party’s candidate for Lieutenant Governor.
The caucus for Indiana State Senate District 40 will take place on June 28, 2012, at 7 p.m. in the Bloomington City Council Chambers, 401 North Morton Street, Bloomington, IN 47404.
Candidates for the office must declare their candidacy with the Indiana Democratic Party and file a statement of economic interest with the Secretary of the Indiana Senate at least 72 hours prior to the caucus.
All precinct committeepersons in Senate District 40 are eligible to vote in this caucus. Vice precinct committeepersons shall be eligible to vote if they are carrying a proxy for a committeeperson in accordance with Indiana Democratic Party Rules.