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  • DLCC Celebrates Yet Another Special Election Victory

    Friday, March 24, 2017

    Tonight Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post celebrated the victory of Democrat Emilio Vazquez in a special election for Pennsylvania House District 197. Vazquez prevailed in this unusual race despite being forced to run as a write-in candidate after being denied a spot on the ballot by a Republican judge.

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    With DLCC's Combine, "Everything has changed"

    Wednesday, March 22, 2017

    "Everything has changed," Post said in an interview with NBC News. "It used to be an effort to persuade people to put their name on the ballot. Now, the candidates are calling us up and they're saying 'I want to run. Point me in the right direction'...They're looking at Trump and saying 'I want to do something.'"

  • DLCC Convenes Inaugural Session of Candidate Recruitment Table

    Tuesday, March 21, 2017

    Today Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post led 20 groups in the first meeting of The Combine, DLCC’s recruitment table. DLCC’s Combine coordinates and streamlines efforts from across the progressive community to identify and recruit talented state legislative candidates. 

  • DLCC Convenes Progressive Down-Ballot Strategy Session

    Friday, March 17, 2017

    Today Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post is assembling almost a dozen groups who have emerged amid the increased progressive focus on down-ballot elections in recent months. 

  • Democrats’ State Progress Will Save American Lives

    Thursday, March 16, 2017

    While President Trump and his GOP accomplices in D.C. push a reprehensible bill that would devastate working Americans’ healthcare coverage, Democrats in states across the country are moving to protect their constituents from national Republicans’ destructive schemes. 

  • DLCC Lauds Texas Anti-GOP Gerrymandering Ruling

    Saturday, March 11, 2017

    Today Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post applauded the decision in Perez v. Abbott, a suit against Texas Republican lawmakers’ unconstitutional use of racial gerrymandering that resulted in the invalidation of four congressional districts: TX-23, TX-26, TX-27, and TX 35.

  • DLCC Applauds Anti-GOP Gerrymandering SCOTUS Ruling

    Wednesday, March 1, 2017

    Tonight Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post celebrated the victories of Democrats Dorinda Keenan Borer and Douglas McCrory in special elections for Connecticut House District 115 and Senate District 2.

  • DLCC Racks Up Even More Special Election Wins

    Tuesday, February 28, 2017

    Tonight Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post celebrated the victories of Democrats Dorinda Keenan Borer and Douglas McCrory in special elections for Connecticut House District 115 and Senate District 2.

  • Delaware SD10: Anatomy of Victory

    Monday, February 27, 2017

    The special election in Delaware Senate District 10 showcased a number of DLCC programmatic strengths. The data included in this memo help explain why this win is just the latest of many electoral victories to come for down-ballot Democrats this cycle.

  • New DNC Chair, New DNC Priorities

    Saturday, February 25, 2017

    Today Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post congratulated Tom Perez on his election as the new chair of the Democratic National Committee.