DLCC Statement on Virginia House District 34 Special Election Victory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

CONTACT:  Nathan Thomas, Communications Director (acting), DLCC
                nthomas@dlcc.org

DLCC Statement on Virginia House District 34 Special Election Victory
Win by Kathleen Murphy Flips Key Bellwether from Red to Blue

WASHINGTON (January 6th, 2015) — Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) Executive Director Michael Sargeant released the following statement on the results of tonight's special election in Virginia House District 34, left vacant by Republican Congresswoman Barbara Comstock:

"I wish to congratulate Kathleen Murphy on her victory tonight in a crucial swing district in Northern Virginia," said Sargeant.  "This is an important victory for Democrats, the first of many to come in the New Year.  Delegate-Elect Murphy should be proud of her winning effort and the trust her constituents have placed in her."

DLCC's State of the States - December 15

"How about acknowledging that the billions in tax cuts you've enacted over the last few decades haven't stimulated our economy so much as stimulated the size of the fiscal black hole in which we now find ourselves."

DLCC ANNOUNCES 2015 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

At their annual winter meeting today, the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) Board of Directors elected seven new Board Members and its national Executive Board officers for 2015.

DLCC's State of the States - December 8

"The Republicans who control the Legislature these days are not especially pro-business. They are irrational, anti-tax fanatics."

Glenn Grothman's Parting Shot at Wisconsin Single Parents

Worst of the Worst Glenn Grothman (R-WI)

Wisconsin State Senator and Congressman-elect Glenn Grothman - a repeat #WOTW offender- is once again making headlines for his offensive commentary.

DLCC State of the States - December 1

"It's time to draw a line in the sand and not surrender our brand."

ICYMI: NEW NEVADA SPEAKER UNFIT TO LEAD

"Leaders like Ira Hansen demonstrate once again how extreme and out of touch Republican state legislators have become. Nevada Republicans have now chosen an Assembly Speaker who 'proudly' flies the Confederate battle flag and complains about 'the lack of gratitude' among 'Negro leaders' for the fact that slavery has ended."

DLCC RELEASES MEMO ON IMPACT OF 2014 MIDTERMS, OUTLOOK FOR 2016 STATE LEGISLATIVE RACES

– The DLCC highlights how the 2014 Republican Wave fell short in the states –

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 6, 2014) - Today, the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) released a memo and held a press call to assess the results of the 2014 midterm elections.


Full DLCC Election Overview Memo

DLCC Statement on 2014 Midterm Election

This has been a record-breaking year for us. We had our best fundraising year to date, recruited some of the best candidates we’ve ever seen, knocked on more doors than ever before-- but it just wasn’t enough to overcome the difficult political environment. Since 2010, Democrats have faced an unfriendly map on both national and state levels, but our successful voter turnout efforts produced important gains in the North Carolina House and defended the Iowa Senate and Kentucky House.

Arkansas GOP Candidate: Jack Ladyman, Tax Evader and Abuser

Republican Worst of the Worst

Arkansas Republican candidate for state House and former mayor Jack Ladyman is ethically challenged to say the least.

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