Our Mission

The Greenville County Democratic Party (GCDP) is the local branch of the state and national Democratic Party. We share our party’s values, including a commitment to equal opportunity for all Americans, promoting economic growth, improving public education, protecting the environment, making health care affordable for all Americans, and keeping America strong at home while restoring its standing abroad.

What Democrats are talking about

See the slate of Greenville County candidates running for federal, state, and local office in 2020.

Watch candidates introduce themselves and their campaigns at the GCDP Virtual Breakfast.

Meet the new GCDP leadership team, led by Chair Eli Valentin.

A conversation with Dorothy Dowe

Dorothy Dowe is an at-large member of the Greenville City Council, elected in November 2019. She sat down with Judi Buckley, DWGC member, former Senator in Guam,  and 2018 State House candidate, for this interview. JB: Tell us, what has it been like being a council member during a pandemic; were you still able to meet […]

Mail-in voting in November can’t wait

This is the second month of our new feature: The Advocacy Challenge. The challenge, however, remains the same: Reach out to your state elected officials to demand mail-in voting for all in November.  The issue: After passing legislation in May that permitted the use of a “state of emergency” excuse to be used in absentee […]

(Watch) Politics panel at DWGC Virtual Meeting

Jamie Lovegrove, political reporter for the Post and Courier, Brandon Upson, political operative, and Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter joined the Democratic Women of Greenville County on June 8 to discuss a wide-range of issues from Jaime Harrison’s surging campaign to unseat Lindsey Graham to efforts to protect our election in November. Watch the replay here.

Racial justice protests: A beautifully traumatic weekend

By Lee TurnerPresident, DWGC This past weekend was one of those times when I’m reminded of how much I love the spirit of Greenville. The last weekend of May 2020, when all of America, already in the grip of COVID19, was on edge over police brutality and vigilante justice against people of color, when protest […]

A conversation with Rep. Chandra Dillard

Judi Buckley, DWGC member, former Senator in Guam,  and 2018 State House candidate, interviewed District 23 Rep. Chandra Dillard for the DWGC’s new “Interview Series”.” Below are the highlights of their conversation, which was conducted by telephone. JB: I know you work for Furman in addition to being a State House Rep for District 23, […]

GCDP May Breakfast

Voter protection was on the table at the May breakfast where Shaundra Young Scott, the SCDP’s voter protection director, was the guest speaker at the May breakfast. Voter protection, mail-in voting and strategies for November’s hotly contested election were discussed. Also on tap was an opportunity to hear from the new GCDP leadership. 

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