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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.

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 [...]

Illinois House Republicans Failed Illinois, Will Governor Rauner?

For Immediate Release June 2, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com Illinois House Republicans Failed Illinois, Will Governor Rauner? Following silence from IL Congressional GOP before Trump’s withdrawal from climate accord, IDCCA calls on Governor Rauner not to fail our state   Springfield, IL - Following President Trump’s [...]

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 [...]

IDCCA President’s Message – May 2017

IDCCA President’s Message by Doug House, IDCCA President @ILDCCA @RICoDemocrats The Enemy Within! We are a little under a year until the Democratic Primary Election for Governor and you can see the momentum building up across our great state. Each of the candidates are attending forums, rallies, County Party events and media interviews. I [...]

Running a successful rural field operation

Running a Successful Rural Field Operation by Nolan Drea, Illinois Senate Democratic Victory Fund, @ISDVF No matter what office you are running for, a strong field operation can be the difference between tears of joy and tears of sadness on election night. Running a successful field operation is difficult in any environment, but there [...]

Illinois Comeback Agenda

Dear fellow Democrats, Over the last few years, we've had a Herculean task ahead of us in Springfield: standing up to Governor Rauner's anti-worker, pro-CEO agenda. And despite all the money and all the rhetoric he's thrown at us, we've stood tall. It makes me proud to be a Democrat — and your support [...]

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 [...]