Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee

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  • DLCC Essential Races 2016: Round 3

    Thursday, October 13, 2016

    DLCC’s 2016 Essential Races highlight some of this year’s most exciting candidates in some of our most crucial legislative districts; the final Essential Races installment features 22 contests, bringing the total Essential Races list to 52 exciting candidates.

  • DLCC Calls on GOP State Leaders to Disavow Trump

    Saturday, October 8, 2016

    Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post decried the failure of Republican legislative leaders in statehouses around the country to denounce their party’s presidential nominee now that his degrading comments and casual advocacy of sexual assault have come to light.

  • The Friday Five - October 7th, 2016

    Friday, October 7, 2016

    Each day, the DLCC’s experts comb through statehouse political news across the country to stay on top of the latest developments. Here are five stories that may have flown under your radar this week.

  • DLCC Expands List of 2016 Essential Races

    Thursday, October 6, 2016

    DLCC’s 2016 Essential Races highlight some of this year’s most exciting candidates in some of our most crucial legislative districts; the second Essential Races installment features 15 candidates from ten states.

  • DLCC Essential Races 2016: Round 2

    Thursday, October 6, 2016

    DLCC’s 2016 Essential Races highlight some of this year’s most exciting candidates in some of our most crucial legislative districts; the second Essential Races installment features 15 candidates from ten states.

  • State of the States (Week of October 5th, 2016)

    Wednesday, October 5, 2016

    "In recent years, you’ve needed a scorecard to keep track of voting laws in the United States. For nearly a decade, Republican-dominated state legislatures have been churning out strict voter ID laws and other measures likely to reduce access to the ballot box. But the pace of activity quickened after June 2013, when the Supreme Court disabled a vital provision of the Voting Rights Act, the so-called preclearance provision, opening the door to restrictive legislation in the nine states (and parts of six others) that had been covered by the law."

    "Workers at seven Division of Motor Vehicles stations across Wisconsin provided inaccurate or incomplete information about the availability of IDs for voting, newly released recordings show."

  • The Friday Five - September 30th, 2016

    Friday, September 30, 2016

    Each day, the DLCC’s experts comb through statehouse political news across the country to stay on top of the latest developments. Here are five stories that may have flown under your radar this week.

  • DLCC Announces 2016 Essential Races

    Thursday, September 29, 2016

    DLCC’s 2016 Essential Races highlight some of this year’s most exciting candidates in some of our most crucial legislative districts, and a list of targeted races across the country will be rolled out over the coming weeks.

  • DLCC Essential Races 2016: Round 1

    Wednesday, September 28, 2016

    DLCC’s 2016 Essential Races highlight some of this year’s most exciting candidates in some of our most crucial legislative districts, and a list of targeted races across the country will be rolled out over the coming weeks. The initial Essential Races installment features 15 candidates from seven states.

  • State of the States (Week of September 28th, 2016)

    Wednesday, September 28, 2016

    "Over the past few years, major donors, national Democrats, the White House and state officials have begun organizing to win back state houses that have been dominated by Republicans since 2010.

    And even as the presidential race tightens nationally, Democrats are increasingly confident the party will be able flip a significant number of state legislative chambers, riding a wave of disgust with GOP nominee Donald Trump. At least 14 state House or Senate chambers are well within reach, according to a Democratic memo circulated this week."