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For the first time ever, Democratic leadership from the State House and State Senate have joined efforts to ensure that each chamber has a campaign effort run by members, for members. The Arizona Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (ADLCC) is the only organization in the state of Arizona whose sole purpose is to elect Democrats to the State House and Senate. Our organization was created to achieve two main goals: to help elect Democrats to the Arizona State House and Senate and to gain Democratic majorities in both the Arizona State House and Senate. ADLCC staff will work to help all legislative candidates by offering baseline services such as template candidate materials and training (goal #1), and will give additional support to competitive swing districts which will help us gain Democratic majorities in each chamber (goal #2). Continue to watch our page for information on the legislative session, newly filed candidates, current caucus members, and any news regarding legislative politics in AZ.
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The ADLCC is proud to welcome Representative Diego Espinoza (LD 19), Senator-Elect Lela Alston (LD 24) and Representative-Elect Raquel Teran (LD 30) to the ADLCC board. This brings the ADLCC executive board to 9 members: 3 Senators, 3 Reps, 1 at-large seat, 1 former legislator and the Executive Director. ADLCC Executive Director Charlie Fisher released Read more about The ADLCC Announces Newly Elected Board Members[…]
PHOENIX, AZ – The ADLCC released the following statement regarding the 2018 mid-term election: “The Arizona Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (ADLCC) is incredibly proud of all of our Democratic legislative candidates who worked for months to engage voters on the issues that truly matter to Arizonans. All told, ADLCC helped to recruit and support Read more about ADLCC – Post Election Memo[…]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: “Speaker of the House J.D Mesnard Defends Corrupt Charter School System, Won’t Protect Tax Payer Dollars”
PHOENIX, AZ – While charter school system corruption may be news to the public, it is clear our elected officials have known about the issue for quite some time. In March, Speaker of the House J.D. Mesnard spoke with 12 News reporter Joe Dana, and defended those profiting off of hard-working Arizonans tax-dollars, “charter school Read more about FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: “Speaker of the House J.D Mesnard Defends Corrupt Charter School System, Won’t Protect Tax Payer Dollars”[…]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Arizona Capitol Times and AZCentral dismisses Sen. Kate Brophy McGee’s so-called ‘School Reform Plan'”
“At least three of Brophy McGee’s five proposals to “provide more accountability and transparency” mirror bills that the ADLCC highlighted for failing to get a hearing in [State Senate] educ. [commitee]” PHOENIX, AZ – Recently, the Arizona Capitol Times and the Arizona Republic took Sen. Kate Brophy-McGee to task over her so-called “School Reform Plan.” Read more about FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Arizona Capitol Times and AZCentral dismisses Sen. Kate Brophy McGee’s so-called ‘School Reform Plan'”[…]
For Immediate Release: Republican Candidate, Frank Schmuck Wants to Increase Sales Tax on Working Families”
“Republican Candidate, Frank Schmuck Wants to Increase Sales Tax on Working Families” PHOENIX, AZ – Frank Schmuck, the Republican nominee for State Senate in District 18, campaigned in 2016 on eliminating the state income tax and increasing sale tax, representing a 4.1 billion dollar cut to state revenue. This year, he’s backtracking by suggesting a Read more about For Immediate Release: Republican Candidate, Frank Schmuck Wants to Increase Sales Tax on Working Families”[…]
AZCentral: “…lawmakers protect and even encourage a lack of transparency and accountability within the charter school system.” Phoenix – Last Week, during the LD 28 Clean Elections Debate Sen. Kate Brophy-McGee claimed to be an Education Champion and boasted about her endorsements. However, McGee is forgetting the numerous times she refused to hear legislation to Read more about For Immediate Release: “Sen. Kate Brophy-McGee Turns a Blind Eye on Charter School Corruption”[…]
Ahwatukee Foothills News: “Not all LD18 candidates will debate on Friday” Phoenix – On Friday, Sep. 7th, The Clean Elections Commission held their general election debate for constituents in LD 18. All candidates from both parties were in attendance, except one – State Senate Candidate Frank Schmuck. As of Wednesday, Sep. 5th Frank Schmuck had Read more about Where’s Schmuck?[…]
For Immediate Release: “Primary Voting Shows Surge of Democratic Support in Arizona” Phoenix – Voters made their voices heard during primary voting in Arizona yesterday, and now 83 Democrats will be on the ballot for their state legislatures this November. “While we are still waiting for final vote totals, last night’s election underscores and reaffirms Read more about For Immediate Release: “Primary Voting Shows Surge of Democratic Support in Arizona”[…]
PHOENIX – Speaker Mesnard’s radical conservative policies have lead to some of the most extreme restrictions on abortion in the nation and heinous attacks on the LGBTQ community. In the last eight years as Representative of LD 17, Mesnard has voted year after year to restrict access to abortion and as Speaker of the House Read more about RELEASE: The Votes Speak for Themselves: Mesnard votes with the ADF[…]
PHOENIX – Where does Rep. J.D. Mesnard stand on LGBTQ equality and women’s rights? His direct ties to the hate group Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) indicates he would put his personal beliefs ahead of Arizonans freedoms. The ADF, a Scottsdale-based conservative legal group, has made news in recent weeks due to several controversial court cases Read more about RELEASE: Where Does Rep. Mesnard really stand on LGBTQ Equality, Women’s Rights?[…]