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Monday, February 12, 2018
Tonight DLCC Executive Director Jessica Post celebrated another special election victory for state Democrats, this time in Minnesota where Senator-elect Karla Bigham scored a critical victory in the special election for Senate District 54.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Tonight Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post celebrated Democratic state Representative-elect Mike Revis’s victory in the legislative special election for Missouri House District 97.
Monday, February 5, 2018
As the DLCC works to elect the best candidates to state legislatures nationwide, we are proud to support the many women legislators who flipped seats from red to blue in 2017, and continue to step up and fight for our values by putting their names on the ballot in 2018 and beyond.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Today Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) Executive Director Jessica Post announced the DLCC is promoting Chuck Quintero to a new role as the Senior Political Adviser for the organization.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Tonight Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) Executive Director Jessica Post celebrated state Representative-elect Austin Davis’s victory in the special election for Pennsylvania House District 35.
Friday, January 19, 2018
In the past year since Donald Trump was inaugurated as President, state Democrats have stepped up to create a blue wall of resistance against the Trump administration’s extremist policies. And it’s working. Facing the lowest approval rating of any elected president in his first term, Trump and his Republican legislators are desperate to claim victories that simply are unattainable in the toxic environment they have created in Washington.
Thursday, January 18, 2018
The cover for Time Magazine’s next issue was released today and it highlights the many Democratic women who have stepped up to run for office since Donald Trump was elected President, including a number of candidates featured on the DLCC’s Spotlight Races platform. The cover story also highlights DLCC Spotlight candidate and Senator-elect Patty Schachtner who carried Democrats to victory in a Wisconsin special election just this week.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Tonight Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post celebrated Wisconsin state Senator-elect Patty Schachtner’s victory in the special election for Wisconsin Senate District 10. Schachtner's victory marks the 34th district to flip from red to blue since Trump’s inauguration, continuing state Democrats’ trend of drastic overperformance in districts carried by Trump in the 2016 election.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Coming off an impressive 2017 cycle in state politics, the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) is kicking off 2018 by highlighting six women candidates running in upcoming special elections around the country. These “women to watch” are running in some critical states like Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Florida where the DLCC will be focusing on flipping chambers in the midterm elections.
Thursday, December 7, 2017
This week state legislative leaders from all over the country convened in Washington D.C. for the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee’s annual Emerging Leaders Forum.