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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.

Against Proft and Rauner’s Millions, Democrats Make Historic Gains

For Immediate Release April 5, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com Against Proft and Rauner's Millions, Democrats Make Historic Gains Big Republican outside money wasn't enough to stop Democratic victories Springfield, IL - Across Illinois, Democrats made unprecedented gains against outsized Republican spending and influence in local races. [...]

Rauner, IL GOP Continue to Distract Voters from Series of Failures

For Immediate Release March 30, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com Rauner, IL GOP Continue to Distract Voters from Series of Failures Rauner and GOP pursue non-existent claims of financial recklessness against State Comptroller’s used car, despite signs of hypocrisy and misdirection Springfield, IL – The Bruce Rauner-funded [...]

Congressman Roskam’s efforts to repeal ACA

For Immediate Release March 29, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association President Doug House statement on Congressman Roskam’s effots to repeal ACA Roskam’s double – down on repeal of the ACA will leave more than 700,000 families without affordable coverage they need Springfield, [...]

IDCCA Democratic Party Builder Award

The Illinois Democratic County Chairmen's Association has started an annual award to recognize the outstanding contributions from individuals to the Democratic Party. The IDCCA Democratic Party Builder Award is selected by the IDCCA Executive Board and previous award recipients. The award is given at the annual IDCCA Chicago Reception. Please click on the names and [...]

Dem Chairmen to honor Conlon and Balanoff with Dem Party Builder Award at Annual Chicago Reception

For Immediate Release March 16, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com Democratic County Chairmen to honor Conlon and Balanoff with Democratic Party Builder Award at Annual Chicago Reception Springfield, IL – On Thursday, March 16th, the Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association will host their second annual Chicago Reception. [...]

Minimum Wage in America

Minimum Wage in America by John Willard, Chairman of the Kankakee County Democratic Party @KankakeeDems So, I felt compelled to write something about the crime of the stagnant minimum wage and decided that some research would be prudent rather than just ranting. That effort led me to some interesting revelations on just how we, [...]

Illinois Black Caucus Member’s collectively expressed disappointment in Governor Rauner’s lack of leadership

Illinois Black Caucus Member’s collectively expressed disappointment in Governor Rauner’s lack of leadership by Larry Luster, Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Executive Director, @ilbcfoundation Illinois Black Caucus member’s held a press conference to respond to Governor Rauner’s State of the State Address. In what proved to be the highlight of an otherwise redundant State [...]