Joe Cunningham kicks off 46-county campaign in Greenville

Former congressman and now gubernatorial candidate Joe Cunningham choose Greenville as the first stop on his 46-county campaign. Speaking to a crowd of Democrats at Gather GVL hungry for a win as well as savoring the opportunity to be together in person, Cunningham delivered remarks for about

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New state party chair to be elected at SCDP Convention

By Elias “Eli” ValantinChair, GCDP The South Carolina Democratic Party Convention is taking place May 19th through May 22nd. Due to the coronavirus and the implications of a large crowd gathering indoors, this year’s convention is again virtual. This process is an essential element

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Spotlight on elections at April breakfast

What’s on every Democrat’s mind right now? Voting rights protection and getting more candidate’s elected. Election Director Conway Belangia answered questions about legislation currently under consideration in the Legislature. And Brett Bursey, exec director of the SC

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March 2021 Donors

Thank you to those who donated to the GCDP in March. We are grateful for your support. Recurring Donors Leila Aziz, Phil Beckwith, Christina Belge, Kathleen Bitsura, Ruth Burley, Democratic Women of Greenville County, David Cross, Cynthia Gibson, Cindy Henry, John Hester, Woodrow Hill, Jeanette

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SC Business Power Brokers

You may want to start by contacting top brass at your own company, but if you want to go high, here are the names of top officials at Carlos Phillips, President, Greenville Chamber of Commerce. Will Whitley, Michelin, Director, Community and State and Local Government Affairs. Max Metcalf, BMW,

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Youth and Democracy: A 2nd Thursday Conversation

Leaders of High School Dems, College Dems, and Young Democrats joined GCDP Chair Eli Valentin to discuss their paths to activism and how their organizations are going to make a difference in shifting SC Blue! Panelists: Emily Broderick, HS Dems; Marcus Coppola, College Dems, and Kirsten Pruitt,

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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

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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

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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

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