Republican State Leadership Committee President Matt Walter Congratulates Representative-Elect Jacob Bossman

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David James djames@rslc.gop Republican State Leadership Committee President Matt Walter Congratulates Representative-Elect Jacob Bossman WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 16th, 2018) — Following tonight’s victory by Representative-Elect Jacob Bossman, Republican State Leadership Committee President Matt Walter made the statement: “Congratulations to incoming Representative Jacob Bossman for his victory tonight to serve the people of northwest Iowa and continue to fight for the … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: Two Special Election Wins in Georgia, California Recall Proceeding, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… Combined the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) and Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC) intend to spend $65 million against Republican state legislative candidates this year. Mic reported that the NDRC’s spending will bring “previously unseen resources to Democratic campaigns at the state level.” Forward Majority, another Democratic super PAC focused on flipping state legislative chambers, has previously stated they plan to … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: VA House of Delegate Race Tied, Nevada Recalls Certified, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… Republican state legislative candidates won special elections in Florida, Tennessee, and Mississippi this Tuesday. This concludes a string of successful special elections for Republican state legislators heading into the new year. Following Tuesday’s results, RSLC President Matt Walter said these victories are “busting the myth that an electoral wave is imminent.” NOTEWORTHY NEWS The Virginia State Board of Elections will meet next Wednesday to determine the winner … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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, … Read More

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 … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: TX Speaker Straus Not Running for Re-Election, NC Legislator Switches Parties, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… Republicans in North Carolina added another member to their supermajority in the state House this week? Rep. Bill Brisson, formerly a Democratic representative, announced he would be switching to the Republican Party. Brisson, who represents a rural district, said he had fallen out of touch with the Democratic Party’s trend leftward. With this news, Republican Speaker Tim Moore‘s supermajority increases to 75 … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: Washington Examiner Covers “17 in ’17: Races to Watch” List, A Big Endorsement for WA’s Special Election, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… The RSLC released its “17 in ’17: Races to Watch” list this week. This year’s list includes 7 candidates who already ran in special elections as well as 10 candidates who will be on the ballot in critical races this November in New Jersey, Virginia, and Washington. The Washington Examiner praised the RSLC upon its release writing, “Women and minorities … Read More