Jessica Post is the president of the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, where she leads the national strategy for electing more state Democrats and winning legislative majorities. Under Post’s leadership and data-driven vision, the DLCC has doubled its political spending to $35 million for the 2018 cycle, flipped more than 430 legislative seats from red to blue since November 2016, and reclaimed the majority in ten legislative chambers.
Post is known for connecting innovation in politics and technology with best practices in the field and at the DLCC. Through her 20 years of experience leading advocacy and political campaigns at all levels of the ballot in more than 30 states, she brings a strategic national view and on-the-ground understanding to the work ahead for Democrats to reclaim more majorities.
She is a renowned expert on state legislative races and is regularly quoted in national publications and programs. Post has also been a frequent panelist, trainer, and presenter. Each year she guest lectures at the American University Campaign Management Institute and provides trainings for political staff around the country on running strategic and data-driven campaigns. She has also presented at George Washington University, Netroots Nation, Harvard Law School, and the Sundance Film Festival.
In recognition of her leadership and the DLCC’s winning streak, Post was named “the Most Valuable Player of the 2017-2018 election cycle.” She has also been recognized as one of the 40 best and brightest campaign professionals under 40 years old by the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC). She was named a Rising Star for innovation in grassroots organizing by Campaigns & Elections magazine.