RSLC Weekly Roundup 1/18-1/22

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In the News The Houston Chronicle reported on the special election race for Texas House District 118, noting that Republican John Lujan has drawn national GOP support from the RLCC. The San Antonio Express-News endorsed John Lujan, stating that he is the “right choice” for the House District 118 runoff. The Holland Sentinel reported that Future Majority Project Board Member …

vchicolaRSLC Weekly Roundup 1/18-1/22

RSLC Weekly Roundup: 11/30-12/04

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From the Press Shop: This week, the Republican Legislative Campaign Committee (RLCC) announced their 2016 leadership this week. Texas Speaker Joe Straus will serve as Chairman, and Pennsylvania Speaker Mike Turzai will serve as Vice-Chair. Click here to read their full statements. In an incredible upset on Tuesday night, JaNice Van Ness defeated Democrat Tonya Andreson in a 72 percent Obama district to become Georgia’s newest …

vchicolaRSLC Weekly Roundup: 11/30-12/04

Weekly Roundup: 5/23-5/27

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FROM THE PRESS SHOP After news broke earlier this week that the Chair of the DGA’s “2020 Redistricting Fund”, VA Governor Terry McAuliffe, was under FBI investigation, the RSLC recapped some of the Democrats’ biggest leaders striking out while trying to win again in the states. IN THE NEWS #MUSTREAD: RSLC President Matt Walter spoke to U.S. News & World Report on why state legislative …

vchicolaWeekly Roundup: 5/23-5/27

Democrats Still Not Committed to the States

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The Democrats sure know how to pick ’em. Following the 2014 midterms and after now seven years of crippling losses at the state level, we have heard over, and over, and over again that the Democrats are ready to get serious in order to start winning again at the state level in advance of 2020 redistricting. But after news broke …

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Weekly Roundup 05/16-05/20

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IN THE NEWS: The Washington Post reported on Republican dominance in state legislatures, featuring two maps from Quorum, “which show partisan control of each state legislative district nationwide.” The first features the upper chambers — i.e. the state senates: And the second highlights the lower chambers — i.e., state Houses and general assemblies: The Oregonian reported on the efforts of …

vchicolaWeekly Roundup 05/16-05/20

The Republican domination of state legislatures, in 2 maps

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Written by Aaron Blake
for Washington Post

The Republican Party is having a bad election year so far. Donald Trump’s presence at the top of the ticket seems likely to lead to a third-straight Democratic term in the White House, and now GOP House and Senate candidates are dealing with the reality that Trump could bring them down, too — and potentially cost their party the Senate or …

vchicolaThe Republican domination of state legislatures, in 2 maps

Weekly Roundup 05/9-5/13

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FROM THE PRESS SHOP This week, the RSLC teamed up with Speaker Newt Gingrich and the Republican National Committee to debut a study entitled “2016 Election Principles: Lessons from the Last Three Elections,” which analyzes previous elections to find key lessons and takeaways for up-and-coming campaigns. The study is now available to read or download through our website. The Republican Legislative Campaign …

vchicolaWeekly Roundup 05/9-5/13

RSLC’s Judicial Fairness Initiative Congratulates Beth Walker on WV Supreme Court Victory

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tonight the Republican State Leadership Committee’s (RSLC) Judicial Fairness Initiative (JFI) congratulates Beth Walker on her election to the West Virginia Supreme Court. RSLC President Matt Walter issued the following statement on behalf of JFI: “Today, voters went to the ballot box to reject the legacy of President Obama and his West Virginia cronies—choosing instead to elect a judge who …

vchicolaRSLC’s Judicial Fairness Initiative Congratulates Beth Walker on WV Supreme Court Victory

Kean to Serve on Committee Boosting Republicans in 2016 Cycle’s Statewide Elections

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Written by JT Aregood
for Politicker NJ

State Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean Jr. (R-21) announced Tuesday that he will serve on the 2016 Republican Legislative Campaign Committee, part of the Republican State Leadership Committee. The organization includes state Senate leadership from across the country and works to shore up Republican seats in state legislative races across the country. The RSLC last contributed to statewide elections in …

vchicolaKean to Serve on Committee Boosting Republicans in 2016 Cycle’s Statewide Elections

RLCC Announces 2016 Executive Committee

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NAPLES, FL—Today, the Republican State Leadership Committee’s (RSLC) legislative caucus, the Republican Legislative Campaign Committee (RLCC), announced its 2016 Executive Committee at the RLCC Annual Spring Meeting in Naples, FL. The committee, composed of Republican state legislators from across the country, will join previously-announced 2016 RLCC Chair Speaker Joe Straus (TX) and Vice-Chair Speaker Mike Turzai (PA) in their efforts …

vchicolaRLCC Announces 2016 Executive Committee

Weekly Roundup 5/2-5/6

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FROM THE PRESS SHOP On Sunday, the RSLC’s Future Majority Project (FMP) released a statement on behalf of FMP Chair and Former Oklahoma Speaker T.W. Shannon commemorating the beginning of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The RSLC’s Judicial Fairness Initiative (JFI) has been working around the clock to raise awareness ahead of the May 10 West Virginia Supreme Court Race: On …

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Losing Control in Legislatures, Democrats Shift Focus to Ballots

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Written by Alan Greenblatt
for Governing

From California to Maine, voters will be faced with dozens of ballot measures this fall, ranging from instant-runoff voting to pharmaceutical regulation. But ballot initiatives aren’t just about the issues. They are also used to help get out the vote. In recent cycles, progressive groups have looked to topics such as minimum-wage increases and marijuana legalization to help drive voter …

vchicolaLosing Control in Legislatures, Democrats Shift Focus to Ballots