New Politics Endorsement: Todd Connor for Indiana State Senate

WASHINGTON D.C.—New Politics today endorsed US Navy veteran, social entrepreneur, and small business owner Todd Connor for State Senate in Indiana’s 4th District. Emily Cherniack, Founder and Executive Director of New Politics released the following statement:

“Through every step of his career, Todd Connor has proven his commitment to finding common ground, building solutions, and to getting things done. As a local small business owner, Todd has seen the outsized impact that local government can have on families throughout Northwest Indiana. As State Senator, he’ll bring to Indianapolis the same courage, integrity, and devotion to excellence that have served as his North Star throughout his life. We’re so thrilled to support his campaign so that he can do just that on behalf of his District 4 neighbors.”

About Todd Connor Todd Connor is the owner of a La Porte small business, Emerson House, a U.S. Navy veteran, and lives in Porter County with his husband and 2-year old son. He is currently the CEO of Veterans for Political Innovation, an organization he co-founded to make our political system less toxic and more competitive by mobilizing military veterans to fight to preserve democracy through election innovations. In 2014, Todd also founded Bunker Labs, a national entrepreneurship organization dedicated to helping military veterans start and grow businesses. Since then, Bunker Labs has grown to over 40 chapters across the United States and serves over 2,000 small business owners each year through its programs. Todd has dedicated his life to service, and as a Hoosier by choice sees an opportunity to better organize, grow, and lead Northwest Indiana through elected leadership. Todd holds a BA from Northwestern University, an MBA from the University of Chicago, and is the author of Third Shift Entrepreneur.

About New Politics New Politics is a bipartisan organization that revitalizes American democracy by recruiting, developing, and electing leaders who have committed their lives to serving our country, either through the military or national service organizations like AmeriCorps or the Peace Corps. New Politics support includes strategic advising and training in all aspects of a candidate’s campaign, such as fundraising, communications, organizing, hiring, and team building. New Politics has raised more than $8.5 million for their candidates, electing more than 30 of them to office, from Congress to School Board.


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