This Week in RSLC News: Future Majority Project Executive Committee Released, Daudt Defers to Pawlenty on Gubernatorial Run, and More

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT… Today, the RSLC’s Future Majority Project released its 2018 Executive Committee featuring Kentucky Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton and Illinois Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti as co-chairs. The full Executive Committee includes 22 state-level Republican officeholders of diverse backgrounds including legislative leaders such as Florida Speaker-designate Jose Oliva and Oregon Senate Republican Leader Jackie Winters. Read the full press release here. NOTEWORTHY NEWS RSLC President Matt Walter joined … Read More

This is Week in RSLC News: RSLC President Matt Walter Featured on Fox News, Upcoming Special Elections in MA and WI, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… There are six states won by Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama with Republican Lt. Governors up for election this fall. Illinois Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti, Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, and Massachusetts Lt. Governor Karyn Polito all are running for re-election on a ticket with their Governors. Nevada and New Mexico both will hold independent elections for the Lt. Governor office and the … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: Illinois Primaries, Republicans Nominate Former State Representative in Iowa Special Election, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… The RSLC has identified over 100 Future Majority Project candidates and over 500 Right Women, Right Now candidates who have filed to run as Republicans in the 23 states that have had filing deadlines pass. Since the formation of these initiatives in 2012, they have helped elect over 100 new diverse Republican state-level candidates and over 400 new … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: Republicans Coast to Victory in Tennessee Special Election, New Iowa Republican Senate Leadership, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… Republicans won a state legislative special election in Tennessee on Tuesday evening by wider margins than the past two Republican presidential candidates who both carried the district in 2012 and 2016. Republican candidate Shane Reeves received over 71% of the vote to represent Tennessee’s 14th Senate district, where neither President Trump nor Mitt Romney broke 70% in this district. “These results … Read More

Holder in Wisconsin to Rig the Election System “Pennsylvania-Style”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David James djames@rslc.gop Holder in Wisconsin to Rig the Election System “Pennsylvania-Style” The Most Disgraced and Most Political Former Attorney General Eric Holder and Liberals Are Betting on Hijacking Another State Supreme Court to Legislate from The Bench WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 13, 2018) — Despite coverage suggesting other reasons for disgraced “Fast and Furious” Eric Holder’s campaign appearance … Read More

How Democrats are Rigging the Game in Pennsylvania

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Monday, March 12, 2018 FROM: Matt Walter President, Republican State Leadership Committee TO:       Interested Parties and Reporters How Democrats are Rigging the Game in Pennsylvania Usurping the Pennsylvania Legislature’s Constitutional Authority with Help from a Partisan State Supreme Court and Very Partisan “Nonpartisan” Mapmakers After a decade of losing nearly 1,000 state legislative seats, Democrats and their media enablers … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: No “Blue Wave” in Texas Primary, Republicans Win OK Special Election, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… RLCC Chairwoman Linda Upmeyer is the first female Speaker of the House in Iowa state history. In recognition of Women’s History Month this March, the RSLC sent out a press release last Friday highlighting Speaker Upmeyer’s contributions to her state with RSLC President Matt Walter saying, “As the first female Speaker in Iowa’s history, Speaker Upmeyer has boldly led her chamber to pursue numerous policies … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: Republicans Win KY Special Election, North Carolina Candidate Filings, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… The Pennsylvania Congressional map overturned by the partisan-elected, Democrat state Supreme Court was passed with bipartisan support in 2011. In a letter to the editor in the Wall Street Journal, Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Mike Turzai notes, “The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed the 2011 Pennsylvania congressional map by a vote of 136-61, 100 Republicans voted ‘yes’ and 36 Democrats voted ‘yes.’ … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: 2/22/18

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DID YOU KNOW… After the 2016 elections, Republicans hold 31 Secretary of State offices spanning from Florida to Washington state.  Secretaries of State are critically important to ensuring free and fair elections, modernizing business development, and upholding accountability in state government.  Recognizing our historic highs, Democrats are trying to play catch-up.  In a recent article by the Associated Press, RSLC President Matt Walter said the accusations by liberal Democrats of … Read More

RSLC’s Judicial Fairness Initiative Congratulates Michael Screnock on Advancing to General Election

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David James djames@rslc.gop RSLC President Matt Walter Congratulates Judge Michael Screnock on Advancing to General Election WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 20th, 2018) — The Republican State Leadership Committee’s (RSLC) Judicial Fairness Initiative (JFI) congratulates Judge Michael Screnock on advancing to the general election for Wisconsin’s state Supreme Court. RSLC President Matt Walter released the following statement upon Tuesday’s primary … Read More