Jubilant Democrats Aren’t Winning State-Level Elections that They Should  

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TO: Interested Parties FROM: Justin Richards, RSLC Vice President, Political Affairs and Communications DATE: Friday, December 8, 2017 RE: Jubilant Democrats Aren’t Winning State-Level Elections that They Should Lost in the Democrat catharsis of November 7 statewide wins in New Jersey and Virginia and its aftermath have been several notable Republican state-level wins.   With state legislative Republicans at all-time …

Republican Dean Tran Flips Democrat Held State Senate Seat in Massachusetts

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David James djames@rslc.gop Republican Dean Tran Flips Democrat Held State Senate Seat in Massachusetts WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 5th, 2017) – Massachusetts state Senate candidate Dean Tran became the fourth Republican in 2017 to flip a state legislative seat previously held by a Democrat after his special election victory Tuesday evening. The Democratic presidential nominees have won the …

Conservative Neil Whaley Flips Former Democrat Senate Leader’s State Legislative Seat

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David James djames@rslc.gop Conservative Neil Whaley Flips Former Democrat Senate Leader’s State Legislative Seat ​ WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 29th, 2017) — Republican State Leadership Committee President Matt Walter released the following statement upon Neil Whaley’s special election victory for Mississippi’s 10th Senate district: “Neil Whaley’s victory last night shows that strong candidates with a background in creating jobs can …

This Week in RSLC News: Chris Brown Wins in New Jersey, Republicans Hold Slim Majority in Virginia, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… Chris Brown won his campaign for New Jersey’s 2nd state Senate district on Tuesday night. Brown has served as an assemblyman for a part of this Atlantic City area Senate district since 2011. When he announced his candidacy, Brown promised: “to fight against any possible expansion of gaming in New Jersey, pass legislation to help diversify Atlantic County’s economy, [and] …

2017 Post-Election Day Memo: Enhanced Liberal Operations Result in Blue States Voting More Blue

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David James djames@rslc.gop Enhanced Liberal Operations Result in Blue States Voting More Blue RSLC Continues to Push Focus on State Races WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 8, 2017) –  Going into Election night, the Republican State Leadership Committee had helped to build ten Republican majorities across seven traditionally blue states including the Washington Senate and Virginia House.  Democrats …

Republican State Leadership Committee Congratulates Pennsylvania Judges

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Republican State Leadership Committee Congratulates Pennsylvania Judges WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 7th, 2017) — The Republican State Leadership Committee’s (RSLC) Judicial Fairness Initiative (JFI) congratulates our conservative judges and justices who were retained or elected in Pennsylvania tonight. RSLC President Matt Walter released the following statement upon these victories: “The elections of Chief Justice Saylor and Justice Mundy begin …

Future Majority Friday: WA Senate Candidate Jinyoung Englund

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State and Legislative District: Washington’s 45th State Senate district District Occupation: Entrepreneur What inspired you to run for public office? My grandparents emigrated with their family from what’s now known as North Korea to Washington in 1975. Like many families, we chose to be American, but more importantly, we chose to be Washingtonian. I’m alive and able to run to …

2017 Pre-Election Memo

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  TO:                   Interested Parties FROM:             Justin Richards, RSLC Vice President, Political Affairs and Communications DATE:              Friday, November 3, 2017 RE:                   Previewing Election Night in the States Republican ranks in the states have never been stronger. Republicans control 69 of 99 legislative chambers plus split control in the Connecticut Senate. Combined with record number of Republican Governors, the number of state …

This Week in RSLC News: Two Virginia Papers Endorse Jill Vogel for Lt. Governor, Signatures Submitted for Nevada Recalls, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… When Ed Gillespie chaired the Republican State Leadership Committee he helped found our Future Majority Project and Right Women, Right Now initiatives which have elected nearly 500 diverse and/or female Republican state legislative candidates. Gillespie, now running to become Virginia’s next Governor, was endorsed at the end of last week by the Richmond Times-Dispatch editorial board which said, “Gillespie has run an energetic, …

ICYMI: Richmond Times-Dispatch Endorses Jill Vogel for Lieutenant Governor

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE press@rslc.com ICYMI: Richmond Times-Dispatch Endorses Jill Vogel for Lieutenant Governor WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 30th, 2017) — The Richmond Times-Dispatch has endorsed Republican state Senator Jill Vogel for Lieutenant Governor, another sign that momentum is on the side of the Republican ticket in Virginia’s upcoming elections. The editorial, released earlier Monday morning, cites Vogel’s legislative experience over her …