Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee

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The Latest News

  • More State Democrats to Know in 2018

    Wednesday, March 14, 2018

    Since the 2016 election, the DLCC expertise and fifty-state strategy have produced monumental wins nationwide, including flipping 39 legislative seats and an entire chamber from Republican to Democratic control. Today, DLCC Executive Director Jessica Post announced the committee is highlighting several more critical 2018 midterm races on its Spotlight Races page. This group of November candidates includes Democrats who are running in battleground states crucial to redistricting like Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, Texas, and more

  • State Democrats to Know in 2018

    Friday, March 9, 2018

    Since the 2016 election, the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) has flipped 39 legislative seats from Republican to Democratic control and has a strategy in place to continue building winning momentum in states. Today, DLCC Executive Director Jessica Post announced the committee is highlighting three additional races on its Spotlight Races page. These “Democrats to know” are running in critical special elections in battleground states like Pennsylvania, Florida, and New York.

  • DLCC Announces Record Candidate Recruitment in North Carolina

    Thursday, March 1, 2018

    Today DLCC Executive Director Jessica Post announced record-breaking Democratic candidate recruitment for the North Carolina state legislature. North Carolina Democrats have candidates running in each of the 170 districts - 120 state House districts, and 50 state Senate districts - on the ballot. The talented slate of Democratic candidates includes educators, veterans, small business owners, and lawyers. And of the 218 Democrats running for state legislature, 81 are women.

  • DLCC Flips Fifth New Hampshire Seat from Red to Blue, 38th Seat to Flip Nationwide

    Tuesday, February 27, 2018

    Tonight Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) Executive Director Jessica Post celebrated yet another special election win, this time in New Hampshire. Representative-elect Phil Spagnuolo claimed victory in the special election for House District Belknap-03, defeating his Republican opponent in a district Trump won by over 12 points in 2016.

  • In Second Win of the Night, DLCC Flips 39th Seat From Red to Blue

    Tuesday, February 27, 2018

    Tonight DLCC Executive Director Jessica Post celebrated yet another special election win, this time in the battleground state of Connecticut. Representative-elect Phil Young claimed victory in the special election for House District 120, defeating his Republican opponent and ending Republicans’ more than 40-year control of this district.

  • DLCC Hires New Staff Ahead of 2018 Midterms

    Wednesday, February 21, 2018

    Today the DLCC Executive Director Jessica Post announced several new hires and promotions as the organization increases staff to prepare for the 2018 midterm elections and execute on a plan for electing more Democrats ahead of redistricting in 2020.

  • DLCC Flips 37th Seat From Red to Blue

    Tuesday, February 20, 2018

    Tonight DLCC Executive Director Jessica Post celebrated yet another special election win, this time in Kentucky in a district where Trump got 72 percent of the vote in 2016, making this the biggest red to blue flip so far. Representative-elect Linda Belcher claimed victory in the closely watched special election for House District 49, defeating her Republican opponent with over 68% of the vote.

  • Florida Democrat Margaret Good Flips 36th Seat From Red To Blue In High-Profile Win

    Tuesday, February 13, 2018

    Tonight DLCC Executive Director Jessica Post celebrated yet another special election victory for state Democrats, this time in Florida where Representative-elect Margaret Good scored a critical victory in the special election for House District 72.

  • Democrat Karla Bigham Claims Victory in Critical Minnesota Special Election

    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.

  • Missouri Special Election Victory Marks 35th Seat To Flip From Red To Blue

    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.