James Blanco is a recent graduate of Purdue University, working full-time to pay the bills. He is fighting for the interests of workers and students. He is pushing to make local public transit fare-free, and provide recycling services to all apartment complexes.
He shows up; he went to a rally with machinists in Valparaiso fighting for better wages and benefits, and is an active member of the Tippecanoe County Democratic Party. Last year, he did extensive canvassing and served as a phonebanking captain for the party.