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About Dan Kovats

Dan has been involved in campaigns for the last 10 years starting out in organizing and grassroots efforts, which are the lifeblood of the Democratic Party. During his last campaign he served as Campaign Manager to Rianne Hawkins for Springfield City Clerk and prior to that, Dan was the Downstate Regional Field Director for US Senator Dick Durbin’s reelection campaign. Dan also served for 11 months as an Outreach Assistant to State Treasurer Michael Frerichs.

Trump’s ‘Taxpayer First’ Budget Would Hit Illinois Middle Class the Hardest

For Immediate Release May 23, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com Trump’s ‘Taxpayer First’ Budget Would Hit Illinois Middle Class the Hardest Illinois Congressional Republicans remain silent Springfield, IL – Yesterday, Donald Trump’s Administration released what Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney called the ‘Taxpayer First’ [...]

Democratic Chairmen’s Association Trains Nearly 100 Candidates

For Immediate Release May 22, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com  Democratic Chairmen’s Association Trains Nearly 100 Candidates Trump-Rauner Failures are Fuel to the Fire of Democratic Recruitment Efforts Springfield, IL – Today the Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association (IDCCA) and the National Democratic Training Committee (NDTC, http://www.traindemocrats.org/) [...]

Doug House: Keep Your Pledge, Governor

For Immediate Release May 11, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com   Doug House: Keep Your Pledge, Governor Illinois' House and Senate vote to protect abortion rights, Rauner reverses pledge and vows veto Springfield, IL – Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association President Doug House released the following statement [...]

Illinois Climate Table: Future Energy Jobs Act Implementation Update

Illinois Climate Table: Future Energy Jobs Act Implementation Update By Jennifer Walling, Executive Director, Illinois Environmental Council, @ilenviro In the waning days of 2016, after more than two years of persistent advocacy and tough negotiations, significant clean energy and climate legislation was passed in Illinois. The Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) is momentous not [...]

Leveraging Emerging Outreach Technology

Leveraging Emerging Outreach Technology By Ben Head, Political Director, Schakowsky for Congress, @RepSchakowsky It has been repeatedly demonstrated, through a variety of disciplines, that the most effective way to reach voters is to have real conversations with them.  Large-scale direct voter contact programs can, however, be difficult to implement and maintain. Exciting data management [...]

IDCCA Response to Illinois Congressional Republicans Repeal of the ACA

For Immediate Release May 4, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com IDCCA Response to Illinois Congressional Republicans Repeal of the ACA Springfield, IL – Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association President Doug House released the following statement in response to the Illinois Congressional Republicans repeal of the Affordable Care [...]