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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.

“Bipartisan” Governor Should Take His Own Advice and Follow Suit With His Peers

For Immediate Release June 21, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com  “Bipartisan” Governor Should Take His Own Advice and Follow Suit With His Peers IDCCA implores Governor Rauner to speak out in support of maintenance of Medicaid expansion, and oppose secretive Republican health care plans  Springfield, IL – [...]

Democratic Chairmen’s Association Statement Regarding Potential Road Construction Shutdown

For Immediate Release June 20, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com  Democratic Chairmen’s Association Statement Regarding Potential Road Construction Shutdown Rauner’s inability to compromise will create a public safety crisis and will affect 23,000 Middle Class jobs Springfield, IL – Last week the Illinois Department of Transportation issued [...]

IDCCA President’s Message – June 2017

IDCCA President’s Message by Doug House, IDCCA President @ILDCCA @RICoDemocrats The Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association is organizing like you have never seen before and at a pace that is hard to keep up with! The energy is undeniable and it is contagious! In large numbers, people in every County are getting involved. Individuals [...]

JB Pritzker, Candidate for Governor

JB Pritzker, Candidate for Governor @JBPritzker Today, Illinois is in crisis: last among the states in our credit rating and nearly last in education funding. Services for families are closing, and healthcare has been cut back. There are a lot of reasons for this, but chief among them is our failed governor, Bruce Rauner. [...]

Ameya Pawar, Candidate for Governor

Ameya Pawar, Candidate for Governor @Ameya_Pawar_IL Prior to 2011, I had no political experience of any kind, whatsoever. When I decided to run for alderman of Chicago’s 47th Ward, challenging a candidate backed by the Chicago machine, I had no money and no endorsements. But that didn’t stop me and my tiny grassroots campaign [...]

Alex Paterakis, Candidate for Governor

Alex Paterakis, Candidate for Governor @alexrpaterakis Rauner, a wealthy private equity investor, ran for governor as a Republican in 2014 on a populist pledge to "shake up Springfield" and "bring back Illinois." After two years, four months he’s done neither, leaving destruction in his path. And rather than bringing back Illinois, Rauner has torpedoed [...]

Chris Kennedy, Candidate for Governor

Chris Kennedy, Candidate for Governor @KennedyforIL Dear Friend & County Chair – Thirty years ago, Chris Kennedy moved from Boston to Decatur to join the fight against hunger in Illinois.  Working for Archer Daniels Midland, he lived in Decatur and spent time in Peoria and the Metro East selling barge freight and learning the [...]

Bob Daiber, Candidate for Governor

Bob Daiber, Candidate for Governor @BobDaiber Illinois has been operating without a state budget for nearly three years. In that time, the state’s credit rating has been downgraded eight times, the backlog of unpaid bills has surpassed $14.5 billion, more than 1,500 employees at public universities and community colleges have been laid off, and countless social service providers are struggling to [...]

Daniel Biss, Candidate for Governor

Daniel Biss, Candidate for Governor @danielbiss Dear friends, Thank you for the hard work you do on behalf of Democrats across Illinois. While my fellow Democratic candidates and I will have our disagreements, we ALL agree that Bruce Rauner must go, and you are on the frontlines of defeating him next fall. Before that [...]