This Week in RSLC News: Georgia Runoffs, Oklahoma State Senator Kim David Named Majority Floor Leader, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… Eleven new Right Women, Right Now candidates won primaries for the Kentucky House on Tuesday night. Heading into this cycle, the Kentucky Republican House caucus made a concerted effort this cycle to recruit strong female candidates throughout the state to diversify the ranks of their majority. NOTEWORTHY NEWS David Sterling will face Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson in … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: Republicans Flip Pennsylvania State House Seat, GOP Lt. Governor Nominees Finalized in Idaho and Pennsylvania, and more

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YOU WON’T SEE THIS ON CNN… Republicans flipped a state legislative seat Tuesday night in a Pennsylvania special election. Former Army Ranger Tim O’Neal defeated his Democratic opponent in the special election for Pennsylvania’s 48th House District. O’Neal is the first Republican to represent this Western Pennsylvania House District since its creation in 1968. The RSLC launched a full-scale micro-targeted campaign of about $150,000 over … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: Husted Wins Ohio Republican Lt. Governor Nomination, RSLC Releases Ad for PA Special Election, and more

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT… Jon Husted clinched the Republican Lt. Governor nomination in Ohio on Tuesday night. Husted currently serves as the Secretary of State and is running as Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine‘s running mate. Husted easily won his two statewide races for the Secretary of State office in 2010 and 2014 and previously served in the Ohio legislature. NOTEWORTHY NEWS On … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: Republicans Win Four New York Special Elections, Virginia Republican Delegate Passes on Mayoral Bid, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… Republican candidates Jacob Ashby, John Mikulin, Doug Smith, and Chris Tagueall won their special elections for seats in the New York state Assembly. In total 11 legislative special elections were held in New York on Tuesday and Republicans won every district that President Trump carried in 2016. With Tuesday’s victories, Republicans have now won 25 state legislative special elections in 2018. NOTEWORTHY NEWS … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: Republican Special Election Candidate Endorsed by New York Post, New WA House Republican Leader Profiled by Seattle Times, and more

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DID YOU KNOW… There are two legislative chambers up this November with slim one-vote Republican majorities. Senate Republican majorities in Colorado and Maine have been mentioned as targets by Democratic groups such as Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee as flip opportunities. Republicans held their majorities in these chambers in 2016 despite Hillary Clinton carrying them both. NOTEWORTHY NEWS The New York Post endorsed Republican … Read More

This Week in RSLC News: Special Election Victory in Iowa, OK Lt. Governor Lamb in Strong Position to Make Runoff Election, and more

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT… Republicans won their 20th special election of 2018 Tuesday night with Annette Sweeney‘s victory in Iowa’s 25th Senate district. Sweeney, a former state representative, handily defeated her Democratic opponent winning the district with over 56% of the vote. RSLC President Matt Walter in a statement following Sweeney’s victory said, “Tonight’s victory highlights how Republicans are maintaining their historical high level of total … Read More

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