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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.

Workers Comp Update

Workers Comp Update by Sean Stott, Director of Governmental Affairs, LiUNA - Midwest Region, @LIUNAmidwest The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act is every Republican’s favorite scapegoat.  Governor Bruce Rauner is no different, but he has taken it to another level.  Rauner has made the political calculation that he can hold the state budget hostage until [...]

IDCCA 2017 Training Plan

IDCCA 2017 Training Plan by IDCCA Executive Director Dan Kovats @ILDCCA @dankovats Part of the long-term plans of the IDCCA is that there are no longer any off years. We are planning extensive training statewide starting this month. We will be focusing on two main areas of training. Precinct Committeemen Training and Votebuilder Administrator [...]

IDCCA President’s Message

IDCCA President’s Message by Doug House, IDCCA President @ILDCCA @RICoDemocrats Are You Ready? Because 2017 is not an “Off Year” and Because 2018 is to Damn Important! The IDCCA has never been more ready! I recently went through all the stages of dealing with the grief of the General Election Presidential loss as the [...]

IDCCA December Newsletter

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IDCCA endorses Congressman Keith Ellison for DNC Chairman

For Immediate Release January 4, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 dankovats@gmail.com www.ildcca.org Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association endorses Congressman Keith Ellison for DNC Chairman, Paves way for growing list of Illinois Endorsements Springfield, IL – The 2016 General Election sent a clear signal to the Democratic Party. Voters are [...]

Governor Rauner gives himself a $50 million Christmas gift while Illinois suffers

For Immediate Release December 22, 2016 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 dankovats@gmail.com www.ildcca.org Governor Rauner gives himself a $50 million Christmas gift while Illinois suffers Springfield, IL – Just days before Christmas Governor Rauner proved it is never too early to get a jump on campaign season. His donation of [...]

What Can Candidates Do Over the Holidays

What Can Candidates Do Over the Holidays by National Democratic Training Committee, @TrainDems The holidays are almost here and nearly every campaign wonders what to do while voters are focused more on family and not politics. Rather than hibernating for several weeks, campaigns have an excellent opportunity to build relationships and do some good [...]

Bringing More Women to the Table

BRINGING MORE WOMEN TO THE TABLE by Anne Szkatulski, @RodhamConsult In the immediate aftermath of the recent election, I didn’t know how to process what had happened. I was devastated for our country, for our friends and neighbors, and for our future. But what upset me the most was the thought that women all [...]

A New Grassroots Movement for a Better Tomorrow

A new grassroots movement for a better tomorrow by Georgia Logothetis @glogothetis Like many in this state and across the country, the election of Donald Trump initially left me in shock and disbelief. I was heartbroken, and as reality set in, I became terrified for my country. Now, weeks later, the heartbreak has given [...]

IDCCA President’s Message

IDCCA President’s Message by Doug House, IDCCA President @ILDCCA @RICoDemocrats Friends: I want to take a moment and wish you a Happy Holidays! We have been through a lot this year, and while the Presidential election did not turn out how we had hoped, we still have so much to be thankful for. From [...]