• YES
      TO MORE JOB
      CREATION
  • YES
      TO MORE EQUITABLE
      REPRESENTATION
  • YES
      TO YOUR ONE CHANCE
      TO MAKE A CHANGE
  • YES
      TO QUICKER, MORE EFFECTIVE
      DECISION-MAKING
  • YES
      TO LONG-TERM
      ECONOMIC GROWTH

MORE EFFICIENT

  • Decision-making will be streamlined.
  • There will be a single point of contact for economic development.

MORE EFFECTIVE

  • Allen County will be able to compete better nationally in attracting businesses and jobs.
  • Better, more direct representation.

MORE ACCOUNTABLE

  • The public will know exactly where the buck stops – who the ultimate decision maker is in county government.
  • Will create a better system of checks and balances.

Seen the Advance Allen TV Commercial?  Click here.

Former State Representative Matt Bell explains the three key benefits of having a single elected executive to oversee the operation of Allen County government.

County Commissioner Nelson Peters on representation for rural communities.

what changes would happen in allen county?

A lot has changed in 190 years. But Allen County’s current system of government, with three elected commissioners who share authority, is basically the same as it was in 1824.   Read More

what if the referendum passes?

If the referendum passes in November 2014, an election in the fall of 2018 would elect one County Executive to a four-year term.   Read More

where else is this system used?

Elected County Executives and county councils with legislative authority are not uncommon around the U.S.  Read More