/Dan Kovats

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.

Democrats Ready to Defeat Rauner and Trump

For Immediate Release August 17, 2017 Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com Democrats Ready to Defeat Rauner and Trump Record-breaking Turnout at IDCCA Brunch Demonstrates Surge of Enthusiasm Springfield, IL -- Democrats, motivated by the one two punch of incompetence and chaos brought on by Donald Trump and Bruce Rauner, came [...]

IDCCA President’s Message – August 2017

IDCCA President’s Message by Doug House, IDCCA President @ILDCCA @RICoDemocrats Don’t Miss Out! Democratic activists and progressive voters are leaving nothing to chance in the 2018 Election Cycle. Preparations started immediately following the 2016 General Election. We are now mobilizing to resist Donald Trump and Bruce Rauner. We are evaluating and retooling our message. [...]

Build The Bench

Build The Bench by Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, @CheriBustos As Democrats, We Need to Build the Bench Any Democratic County Chairman will tell you that candidate recruitment is a daunting task. Finding the right person with the qualifications can be difficult whether you are recruiting for County Board or Congress. When I served as the [...]

Governor Rauner should keep his word to protect Illinois women

Governor Rauner should keep his word to protect Illinois women Help us send a message to Governor Rauner to sign HB40 into law By Brigid Leahy, Public Policy Director for Planned Parenthood Illinois Action, @PPIAction In the years immediately following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, anti-abortion politicians have pushed to [...]

Asking for Money

Asking for Money by Natasha Smith, User Experience and Communications Manager, National Democratic Training Committee, @traindems In a horrible take of the famous Gretzky quote: “You don’t get 100% of the checks you never ask for.” (OK, I know — bad grammar and it can read a few different ways, but you get my point.) People do [...]

Direct Mail for Local Elections

Direct Mail for Local Elections by Gillian Rosenberg Armour, Vice President, Wildfire Contact, @wfcontact What is direct mail? In campaigns, there are 3 types of mail: Persuasion Direct Mail - mail that is targeted at a group of people who are likely to vote in that election, and who you can persuade to vote [...]

Young Democrats of Illinois Embark on New Vision

Young Democrats of Illinois Embark on New Vision by Kevin Brooks, President, Young Democrats of Illinois, @Kbrooks2080 It is with profound gratitude and boundless optimism that I start my term as President of the Young Democrats of Illinois (YDI). Joining me on the Executive Board of YDI are eight of the most dedicated and [...]