Democrats in statehouses across the country are fighting to move America forward. In case you missed it, here are some statehouse highlights from this week.
Today the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee convened the third meeting of The Combine, bringing together progressive partners to discuss a recruitment table heading into the 2018 midterms.
Republicans in Nevada submitted signatures Tuesday afternoon to the Secretary of State to officially recall State Senator Nicole Cannizzaro (SD6). Like the other two frivolous recall attempts of State Senators Joyce Woodhouse (SD5) and Patricia Farley (SD8), no official reason for the recall has been given.
Democrats carried the majority of elections on November 7th, gaining two new Democratic trifectas in New Jersey and Washington State, beating Republicans on their own maps in Virginia, and carrying special legislative elections nationwide. The DLCC released its Election Day Results 2017 playbook highlighting its wins and advancements in statehouses from coast to coast.
Tonight Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post congratulated Oklahoma Senator-elect Allison Ikley-Freeman SD-37 on her special election victory. The latest Democrat headed to Oklahoma City is a champion for bettering public education by restoring funding and fixing Republicans self-inflicted budget crisis.
Tonight DLCC Executive Director Jessica Post announced widespread Democratic victories in statehouses across the country.
Tonight DLCC Executive Director Jessica Post congratulated New Jersey Democrats on growing their super majorities with two more seats in the New Jersey Assembly and one more in the New Jersey Senate. Additionally, Democratic Governor-elect Phil Murphy’s landslide victory hands Democrats a governing trifecta in the state.
Democrats in Virginia had record-breaking landslide wins tonight, tilting chamber control to 50 Democratic seats to Republicans’ 49 seats, with one seat still too close to call, leaving chamber control hanging in the balance.
Tonight DLCC Executive Director Jessica Post congratulated Washington State Senator-elect and Manka Dhingra on her victory in the critical special election for Legislative District 45.
Tonight DLCC Executive Director Jessica Post congratulated Georgia Representatives-elect Deborah Gonzalez and Jonathan Wallace on their victories in the special elections for HD-117 and HD-119, respectively.