Weekly Roundup 4/27/17

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DID YOU KNOW… Republicans continued their 2017 special elections success with Joe Polletta’s landslide 77 to 23 percent win for the Connecticut House District 68 seat. The victory builds on the GOP’s momentum in the state, where House Republicans picked up eight seats on Election Day 2016 and brought the Senate to a tie. NOTEWORTHY NEWS Caffeinated Thoughts reported on statements …

Weekly Roundup 4/3/17 – 4/7/17

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IN THE NEWS The Republican State Leadership Committee released a statement revealing that “Let America Vote” is really just a liberal front group using a fight against a common-sense bill making its way through the New Hampshire legislature that would help voters in the state. “The idea that a failed Missouri candidate would spend money from undisclosed resources to fight common sense legislation …

The Sham Behind “Let America Vote”

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Group Claiming to Help Voters Should Let America Know It’s Really a Liberal Front Group Apparently Padding the Pockets of Democrat Jason Kander FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adam Temple atemple@rslc.gop Washington D.C. (April 5, 2017) – In February, to much self-supplied fanfare, a group called “Let America Vote” launched and most recently announced an ad-buy in opposition to commonsense New …

2017 GOP Special Election Update: Weekend Seat Flip in Louisiana

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For months, Democrats have bragged about state-level, special election strength and victories, while conveniently glossing over one very important detail: they weren’t actually winning any new seats. But on Saturday, the seat count finally changed… and not in their direction. Republican John Stefanski this weekend flipped Louisiana House District 42 – a seat held by Democrats since at least 1972 …

Weekly Roundup 3/20-3/24

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IN THE NEWS Townhall reported that the DNC  — still trailing the RNC in fundraising numbers — has been unable to “count on anti-Trump fervor to fill their coffers.” This may put a damper on the Left’s aim to retake some ground at the state-level. According to the article, “the Republican State Leadership Committee says the GOP is in solid …

Weekly Roundup 03/13-03/17

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IN THE NEWS Governing reported that Democrats are attempting to “channel anti-Trump anger into votes at the state level,” but Republicans point to several failed attempts to flip special election seats as proof that it isn’t working. “Democrats have competed and invested aggressively in several states with special legislative elections, and all they have to show for it is the equivalent of …

Weekly Roundup 3/6-3/10

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IN THE NEWS RSLC Chairman Bill McCollum and RSLC President Matt Walter co-authored an op-ed in The Hill this week, explaining how “Republican state strength will withstand” Democrat attempts to reorganize and regain down-ballot seats. As McCollum and Walter note, Republicans have been incredibly successful in states because of the RSLC’s REDistricting Majority Project (REDMAP), coupled with “great candidates, effective campaigns and …

Republican state strength will withstand Democrat lawsuits

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From Barack Obama and Eric Holder to David Brock, George Soros and the Democracy Alliance, top-liberal talent and money is shifting focus to state politics.  Following Tom Perez’s election as DNC chair, his leading example of success was a Democrat win in the recent Delaware State Senate special election.  But what he omitted was essential: Democrats spent over a million …

Democrats Flip Zero Seats in Four Blue State Special Elections

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Democrats have failed since Election Day in November to take any Republican-controlled seats in four special elections in blue states, despite hefty investment from the Democratic Party. Since President Trump’s election, there have been several state-level special elections across the country. The Republican State Leadership Committee, or RSLC, published a memo this week showing Republicans have won every district they …

Weekly Roundup 02/27-03/03

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FROM THE PRESS SHOP RSLC Political Director Justin Richards released a memo highlighting 2017 special elections in the states. Although the Democrat resistance may be generating noise in DC, it has shown little impact on 2017 special elections in the states. So far, Democrats have yet to flip even one GOP-held seat. On Tuesday, in fact, the Republican Legislative Campaign …