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Pete’s Vision

Our country is changing, and what matters most is how we will rise to meet the challenges ahead in our economy, our society, and our politics.

When Pete makes a decision, he thinks about how our choices today will impact everyday life in our country.

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Democratic Reform

The condition of our democracy has diminished, and unless we fix it, our system of government will remain inadequate to address any of the important issues we care about.

The center of gravity of the American political system is no longer aligned with the center of gravity of the American people.

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Mayor Pete

Pete is in his eighth and final year as Mayor of South Bend, Indiana. Pete was first elected mayor in 2011 at only 29 years old and re-elected in 2015.

Pete lives with his husband Chasten in the same South Bend neighborhood where he grew up, with their two rescue dogs, Truman and Buddy.

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The Green New Deal

The Green New Deal acknowledges climate change as an emergency of world historic proportions, it also economic opportunity rising to meet the challenge.

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There is no ‘again’ in the real world.

Navy Veteran

Pete served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserve and took an unpaid seven-month leave during his mayoral term to deploy to Afghanistan. For his counterterrorism work, he earned the Joint Service Commendation Medal.

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