May 3, 2020

Merrillville, IN – Today, Frank Mrvan announced that he has received overwhelming support from the leaders of the Gary Democratic Precinct Organization.

On May 2, 2020, each Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative for Indiana’s First Congressional District was able to virtually present the case for their candidacy to each leader of the Gary Democratic Precinct Organization.  The final tally of their selection was that Frank Mrvan received 78 percent of the votes – 46 votes of support out of a total of 59 votes cast. 

Frank Mrvan stated, “I am deeply humbled by the overwhelming support from the leaders of the Gary Democratic Precinct Organization.  The City of Gary has incredible challenges today from the current health crisis and economic uncertainty, but we will get through this if we work together and make the investments that Gary needs to restrengthen our regional economy.  I have always stood with the City of Gary and I look forward as a Member of Congress to continuing to be a trusted and dependable resource for the Gary community.

“I also would like to specifically thank the following officials of the Gary community for their vocal support and tremendous enthusiasm:  Former State Senator Earline Rogers, Indiana House Representative Vernon Smith, Calumet Township Trustee Kim Robinson, Calumet Township Assessor Jackie Collins, and the following members of the Gary Common Council – William Godwin, Cozey Weatherspoon, Mary Brown, Tai Adkins, Linda Barnes-Caldwell, and Dwight Williams.”

Frank Mrvan is a Democratic candidate for Indiana’s First Congressional District.  For more information on his candidacy, please visit his website at