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Monday, June 25, 2018
Today Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) Executive Director Jessica Post issued this statement following the Supreme Court of the United States' ruling in the case of Abbott v. Perez.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
DLCC Executive Director Jessica Post announced the committee is highlighting several more critical 2018 midterm races on its Spotlight Races page. This group of Democrats to know include candidates running in critical battleground states such as Colorado, Florida, and Iowa.
Monday, June 18, 2018
Today Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) Executive Director Jessica Post issued this statement following the Supreme Court of the United States' ruling in the case of Gill v. Whitford.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Senator-elect Caleb Frostman won the special election for Senate District 1, a district Trump carried by 18 points in 2016. Frostman’s win flips the seat to Democratic control, making it the 44th legislative district to flip from red to blue since the 2016 election and putting Wisconsin Democrats and the DLCC only two seats away from taking the targeted chamber in November.
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Tonight in Missouri, Senator-elect Lauren Arthur won the special election for Senate District 17, flipping the seat from red to blue in a district where Trump won by nearly five points in 2016. Her win marks 42 flips from red to blue since Trump was elected
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Today the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee launched a new initiative called Flip Everything that outlines a plan to elect more Democrats and flip legislative chambers all over the country. U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) narrates a new video underscoring how important it is to get involved in state legislative races – watch here.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Tonight in Pennsylvania, Representative-elect Helen Tai flipped House District 178 from red to blue, ending Republicans' 35-year-hold on the district and marking Democrats’ 41st flip since the 2016 election.
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Earlier this week, the DLCC hosted its annual Caucus Training Summit with over 60 Democratic caucus staff from 34 state legislative chambers for a two-day training...DLCC Executive Director Jessica Post also announced three new hires as the organization continues to expand its operations ahead of the 2018 midterm elections and prepare state Democrats for success ahead of redistricting in 2020 .
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Tonight in Florida, Representative-elect Javier Fernandez won the special election for House District 114.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The DLCC and state Democrats have now flipped 40 legislative seats from red to blue since Trump was elected in 2016.