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DCCC Chair Bustos Adds Six Candidates To DCCC ‘Red To Blue’ Program

‘Red to Blue’ is a highly competitive and battle-tested DCCC program arming top-tier candidates with organizational and fundraising support

DCCC Chairwoman Cheri Bustos announced today that six candidates have been named to the DCCC’s highly competitive Red to Blue program. These latest additions come as election analysts including Inside Elections, the Cook Political Report have stated that House Democrats are in a position to pick up seats in November.

These six candidates have earned a spot on the Red to Blue program by surpassing aggressive goals for grassroots engagement, local support, campaign organization and fundraising. Beyond their record of service and demonstrated ability to build a winning campaign infrastructure, these candidates have an authentic message that connects with voters in their districts Congressional District and deep ties to the diverse communities they aim to serve.

“Women candidates won the majority in 2018 – and they’re going to expand it in 2020,” DCCC Chairwoman Cheri Bustos said. “House Democrats are on offense because of the strength of our recruiting class. These candidates are the reason Democrats are poised to expand the firewall against Republican attempts to take away Americans’ health coverage during a deadly pandemic.”

Nationwide, there are 19 candidates on the DCCC’s Red to Blue program. Red to Blue is a highly competitive and battle-tested DCCC program that arms top-tier candidates with organizational and fundraising support to help them continue to develop strong campaigns. Additionally, through Red to Blue, the DCCC provides strategic guidance, staff resources, candidate trainings and more.

The following candidates are now Red to Blue Candidates:

OH-01: Kate Schroder

NE-02: Kara Eastman

NC-08: Pat Timmons Goodson

AR-02: Joyce Elliott

MT-AL: Kathleen Williams

AK-AL : Alyse Galvin

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