Be Sure To Catch Future Majority Caucus Board Members Jose Felix Diaz And Art Linares Speaking At CPAC 2013
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, March 15, 2013, 01:17 PM EDT
“The Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) is proud to have two board members of our Future Majority Caucus speaking in major roles at CPAC 2013,” said RSLC President Chris Jankowski. “These two great leaders are receiving the national attention they deserve for bringing conservative leadership to their states. We look forward to working with Representative Jose Felix Diaz and Senator Art Linares to attract additional compelling messengers to the Republican Party.”
On Friday, March 15th, State Representative Jose Felix Diaz-(FL) will emcee CPAC from 8:30am to noon.
On Saturday, March 16th, at 12:30pm State Senator Art Linares-(CT) will give a brief presentation on conservatism and his role as State Senator in Connecticut during a panel titled, "10 Conservatives Under 40.”
Fast Facts on the Future Majority Caucus
• The Future Majority Caucus (FMC) is the fifth Caucus of the RSLC. FMC joins the Republican Attorney's General Association (RAGA), the Republican Lieutenant Governor's Association (RLGA), the Republican Legislative Campaign Committee (RLCC) and the Republican Secretaries of State Committee (RSSC).
• FMC will be led by Honorary Co-Chairs Governors Susana Martinez of New Mexico and Sandoval of Nevada.
• FMC is the newest phase of the Future Majority Project (FMP).
• Under the leadership of Chairman Ed Gillespie in 2011, the RSLC launched FMP - a forward-thinking outreach initiative to the Hispanic community intended to proactively grow the Republican family.
• FMP successes include exceeding our goal by identifying 125 candidates of Hispanic descent in 26 states, and increasing the caucus at the state level by one seat. The new 2012 class represents more than 30 percent of the total caucus.
• As part of FMP, RSLC launched Right Women, Right Now (RWRN), a sustained effort to identify and support Republican women candidates at the state level. The goal for 2012 was to identify 150 new Republican women candidates with the goal of electing 75 to office.
• RWRN successes included exceeding goals by identifying 191 new candidates and electing 84 new Republican women to state-level office in 36 states.
• RSLC exceeded the goal of spending $3 million by contributing over $5 million to support Hispanic and women candidates.
• FMC will work to expand the scope of recruitment to not only candidates of Hispanic descent, but other candidates reflecting the broad scope of ethnic diversity across the nation.
About the RSLC
The Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) is the largest caucus of Republican state leaders in the country and the only national organization whose mission is to elect down-ballot, state-level Republican officeholders. Since 2002, the RSLC has been working to elect candidates to the office of lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state and state legislator. The RSLC has more than 100,000 donors in all 50 states. In the 2011-2012 election cycle, the RSLC invested in 42 states, breaking previous fundraising and political spending records, set in 2009-2010, with an increase in fundraising by 28 percent to $39 million and an increase in direct political spending by 35 percent to $27 million. This cycle’s effort picked up six new legislative chambers, saw a net gain in over 30 chambers, created or expanded 16 Republican supermajorities and picked up two new attorneys general. Additionally, the RSLC successfully launched the Future Majority Project, spending more than $5.5 million in direct support of Republican candidates of Hispanic descent and women, and investing to expand digital outreach efforts to millennial voters. To learn more about the RSLC, please visit www.RSLC.com or follow @RSLC on Twitter.