Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee

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The Latest News

  • DLCC Announces Another Special Election Win

    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.

  • DLCC Reaffirms Plan to Win Statehouse Majorities at 2017 Annual Meeting

    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.

  • Oklahoma Special Election Victories Bring Red to Blue Victories to Four

    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 Shutdown

    Sunday, 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.

  • DLCC Congratulates Virginia Dems On Impressive General Election Slate

    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.

  • DLCC Congratulates New Jersey General Election Candidates

    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.

  • DLCC Continues Series of Special Election Victories

    Tuesday, May 23, 2017

    Today Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post applauded tonight’s New York legislative special election wins. Democrat Christine Pellegrino flipped Assembly District 9, adding another seat to Democrats’ sizable majority in the chamber and becoming the second red-to-blue pickup of the Trump era. Democrat Brian Benjamin won the special election in Senate District 30, giving Democrats a majority in the 63-seat chamber.

  • DLCC Celebrates Another Special Election Win

    Tuesday, May 23, 2017

    Today Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post applauded Democrat Edie DesMarais on her success in flipping a Republican seat into the Democratic column in a New Hampshire House special election. Not only did DesMarais move this seat from Republican to Democratic hands, but she also outperformed Hillary Clinton’s November numbers in the Carroll 6 District by almost 8 points.

  • DLCC Announces New Hires, Roles for 2018-2020 Fight

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017

    Today Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee Executive Director Jessica Post announced significant staff and capacity expansions as the organization prepares to expand Democratic power in statehouses and flip legislative chambers in the upcoming election cycles.

  • DLCC Announces Record-Breaking Recruitment in Virginia

    Thursday, March 30, 2017

    Today DLCC Executive Director Jessica Post lauded the incredible recruitment achievements in Virginia in the wake of the conclusion of primary candidate filing in House of Delegates races. This recent influx of new and diverse candidates in Virginia is only the most recent display of the surge of Democratic engagement and excitement surrounding state legislative elections. More than half of the 76 Democratic candidates running in 48 GOP-held seats are women.