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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.

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Let us help you get your shot

There are a lot of vaccine doses out there, but finding one in your area can be a lot of digging around online. Some people give up, others don’t know how to get started. We want to help with that. On weekends from mid-April up to Memorial Day we’ll have volunteers accepting calls to help […]

The time has come to act on guns

This post first appeared in the DWGC’s monthly newsletter, The Donkey’s Tale, in April 2021. By Mary WrightPresident, DWGC The recent gun violence in Atlanta and Denver has reignited much needed discussions about how to prevent these all too common tragedies in America. Today, many of our major cities see these types of mass shooting […]

The battle over voting

By Laura Haight First, the good news. In South Carolina, there have been twice as many bills filed to expand voting rights (15) as there are to restrict them (7). The bad news is the odds are against the expansive bills becoming law. Reducing the number of polling places for municipal elections, changing the excuses […]

Think about It: Supremes or Super Heroes

Ocassionally, we like to get out of the day-to-day dogfight of politics. To dream big and think big thoughts, ponder grand ideas. Call it “whatifism” but just Think About It. By Eli Valentin,GCDP, Chair As we see the Biden Administration team take shape, I am excited to see the commitment to diversity our new president […]

GCDP March 2021 Breakfast

“Our movement is only as strong as the people who show up to take action.” That was Ann Warner, CEO of WREN, tossing down the gauntlet during a powerful and informative presentation on WREN’s (Women’s Rights Empowerment Network) legislative priorities and progress. Ann was the featured speaker at our March breakfast, along with the National […]

Let’s get pay equity for women this year

By Sharon GarrettGCDP, 2nd Vice Chair January 29, 2021 marked the 12th Anniversary of President Barack Obama signing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law. It was the first bill to become law in the new president’s term. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 was signed into law by President John F. Kennedy but, […]

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