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Monday, July 31, 2017
Tonight Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post commended the court’s decision in the North Carolina case against Republican gerrymandering, handing down an order to redraw the legislative maps by September 1st. Republicans have one month to draw a map devoid of unconstitutional gerrymanders and, if they fail to meet court standards, the court could strip the party of this essential responsibility and impose its own remedial district plan.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Tonight the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee is celebrating a [decisive] win in New Hampshire Senate District 16 -- a critical special election that was featured on DLCC’s newly launched Spotlight Races page. DLCC Executive Director Jessica Post congratulated New Hampshire’s newest state Senator, Democrat Kevin Cavanaugh, on his victory.
Monday, July 24, 2017
Today Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post announced the launch of DLCC’s new Spotlight Races webpage, an exciting and effective new addition to DLCC’s roster of cutting-edge digital tools. As the hub of state legislative work, DLCC has the most sophisticated and accurate data analysis tools and is uniquely equipped to select and highlight these critical legislative races for the progressive community.
Friday, July 21, 2017
Yesterday Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post and Chief Political Officer Dave Griggs convened DLCC’s recruitment table, The Combine, for its second meeting. DLCC was joined by new and returning participants, with representatives from over a dozen allied organizations including EMILY’s List, Run For Something, Emerge America, organized labor, and beyond in attendance.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Today Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post congratulated Democrat Kris Schultz on her victory in a New Hampshire House special election. Schultz’s landslide win secures Merrimack District 18 as a Democratic stronghold.
Sunday, July 16, 2017
On July 12 – 14, America’s Democratic state legislators gathered for the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) Annual Meeting to strategize on the upcoming election cycle. DLCC celebrated the party’s string of legislative special election victories and shared its plans to build on this momentum heading into 2017 and 2018 elections.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Today Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post applauded Oklahoma Democrats Karen Gaddis and Michael Brooks-Jimenez on their special election victories. Gaddis and Brooks-Jimenez successfully flipped longstanding Republican seats in the Oklahoma state House and state Senate, respectively, to bring the number of legislative seats flipped by Democrats since Trump’s inauguration to four.
DLCC Board Member Speaker Sara Gideon Calls Out Maine Republicans For Detrimental Government ShutdownSunday, July 2, 2017
This holiday weekend Maine Republican Governor Paul LePage and GOP state representatives have failed their constituents by ensuring an unnecessary and detrimental government shutdown. Rather than passing the bipartisan state budget that had passed the state Senate (33-1), Maine Republicans have once again resorted to obstructionism at the expense of Mainers. DLCC Board member and Maine Speaker of the House Sara Gideon issued the following statement.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Today DLCC Executive Director Jessica Post congratulated Virginia Democrats on the conclusion of the 2017 primary season. After celebrating record-breaking recruitment achievements, Democrats will offer Virginia voters a diverse and talented slate of candidates this November, dedicated to moving Virginia forward.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
DLCC congratulates New Jersey Democrats on the conclusion of the 2017 legislative primary elections. With Democrats well-positioned to retain their largest legislative majorities in nearly 40 years, DLCC Executive Director Jessica Post issued a statement.