Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee

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The Latest News

  • The Friday Five - May 13, 2016

    Friday, May 13, 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.

  • State of the States (Week of May 11th, 2016)

    Wednesday, May 11, 2016

    Democrats say Donald Trump's presence atop the Republican ticket will help stem a tide of electoral defeats that put Republicans in charge of statehouses across the United States and in control of taxes, social issues and district lines that preserve their majorities.

    Several House Democrats on Tuesday filed a sweeping anti-discrimination bill, which may not garner enough Republican support to succeed but it makes for a timely statement. Newly seated Rep. Chris Sgro, Democrat from Greensboro and executive director of Equality N.C., calls it the “most comprehensive non-discrimination legislation for LGBT and other North Carolinians.”

  • The Friday Five - May 6, 2016

    Friday, May 6, 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 Launches Newest, Classiest Website

    Thursday, May 5, 2016

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee announced the launch of its redesigned website, dlcc.org. The updated site showcases DLCC’s mission to elect Democratic state legislative chamber majorities and defeat GOP gerrymandering. The new dlcc.org describes DLCC’s various initiatives, including SCOUT, Grassroots Victory Program, Advantage 2020, and the 2016 Democratic Majorities Project. The website will serve as a hub for activists to speak out on state issues and as a dashboard for supporters and partners to stay up-to-date on the latest statehouse news and analysis. It also features DLCC’s new logo, which is really just terrific.

  • The Friday Five - April 29, 2016

    Friday, April 29, 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 Caucus Summit Prepares State Campaigns for Nationwide November Victories

    Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post kicked off the DLCC 2016 Caucus Staff Summit today with an overview of the committee’s 2016 program and a call to action for the campaign professionals gathered from across the country. The three-day training (April 27 – 29) assembles professional caucus staffers in the nation’s capital to hone skills and reinforce best practices in everything from hiring staff and messaging to budgeting and finance to field and polling. One featured session provides a data-driven approach to maximizing Democratic success down-ballot with Donald Trump at the top of the GOP ticket.

  • The Friday Five - April 22, 2016

    Friday, April 22, 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.

  • New York Democrats Victorious in Special Elections

    Wednesday, April 20, 2016

    Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post lauded tonight’s Democratic special election wins in the New York state Senate and Assembly. On Tuesday, New York Democrats Todd Kaminsky, Jamie Williams, and Alice Cancel were elected in Senate District 9 and Assembly Districts 59 and 65, respectively.

  • State of the States (Week of April 18th, 2016)

    Monday, April 18, 2016

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post lauded tonight’s Democratic special election wins in the New York state Senate and Assembly. On Tuesday, New York Democrats Todd Kaminsky, Jamie Williams, and Alice Cancel were elected in Senate District 9 and Assembly Districts 59 and 65, respectively. These victories come on the heels of a series of special election successes in Maine and Kentucky and after strong Democratic performances in key regions in last fall’s legislative elections in Virginia and New Jersey.

  • The Friday Five - April 15, 2016

    Friday, April 15, 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.