New Dem Leader in Lake County, Indiana | WBEZ
Skip to main content

Eight Forty-Eight

New Dem Leader in Lake County, Indiana

Tom McDermott Saturday beat out incumbent chair Rudy Clay, the mayor of Gary, the largest city in Lake County, Indiana. It's virtually unheard of that an incumbent party chair in Lake County loses to a first time challenger, but that's exactly what happened. WBEZ's Michael Puente explains what the new chairman means for the future of the party.

Music Button: Brother Jack McDuff, "Oblighetto", from the CD Droppin' Science: Greatest Samples from the Blue Note Lab, (Blue Note records)

Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.