Local small business owner and community activist becomes first Democrat

to hold municipal office in Fishers

FISHERS, Ind., November 5, 2019 – Shortly after 8:00 PM on November 5, 2019, Jocelyn Vare, local small
business owner and community activist, was elected at large to the Fishers City Council. Running with
support from across the political spectrum on a platform based on balanced growth, accountability and
fiscal responsibility, Vare is the first Democrat elected to Fishers municipal government in the city’s

“Today’s election in Fishers proves what our residents have known for a long time: Decades-long, oneparty
rule might benefit Republican politicians, but not our community,” said Vare. “True leadership
requires independent, critical thinking and the vulnerability to receive and address criticism from
constituents. This is a diverse city and we deserve balanced representation.”
Concluding her remarks, Vare addressed the community as a whole: “I am grateful for the opportunity
to serve all Fishers residents, and I look forward to collaborating with my new colleagues to improve
government transparency and accountability. I’m ready to roll up my sleeves and get to work for

In addition to support from Democrats across the city of Fishers, Vare also earned the endorsement of
the Fiscal Conservatives of Hamilton County. As a city councilor, Vare is committed to ensuring all
residents’ voices are heard, regardless of party affiliation. Residents who would like to share an idea or
concern with her are encouraged to call Vare’s “Listen to Fishers” information line at (888) 518-7117. In
the coming days and weeks, Vare will share additional plans to improve the lines of communication
between residents and the city council.

About Jocelyn Vare
To learn more about Jocelyn Vare, visit www.JocelynVareForFishers.com or
www.facebook.com/JocelynVareForFishers. To ask Vare a question, call (888) 518-7117 to leave a message or email


Photo caption: Jocelyn Vare, Fishers City Council At-Large