Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee

The Latest News

The Latest News

  • NCSL Announces Women Legislators Cross 25 Percent Threshold

    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.

  • DLCC Hires Senior Political Adviser

    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.

  • Democrats Claim Victory In Swing State Legislative Special Election

    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.

  • One Year of Trump Resistance

    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.

  • Time Magazine Cover Features DLCC Spotlight Candidates

    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.

  • Wisconsin Democrats Flip 34th Seat From Red To Blue

    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.

  • DLCC Highlights Women to Watch in Early 2018

    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.

  • The DLCC's 2018 Roadmap

    Thursday, December 7, 2017

    On Nov. 7, voters turned out in droves in a direct rebuke of state Republicans and the Trump administration. Americans from coast to coast sent a clear message that they will step up and defend Democratic values, safeguard the progress we have made, and push onward.

  • State Legislative Leaders Converge in Washington to Plan for 2018

    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.

  • DLCC Announces 2018 Board of Directors

    Wednesday, December 6, 2017

    Today the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) convened its annual Winter Meeting with its Board of Directors in Washington, D.C. with the goal of reflecting on this years’ successes, laying the groundwork for 2018 and 2020 elections, and holding Board elections.