County Council candidates make their case

It was the GCDP’s last monthly meeting before Election Day and we focused on our County Council candidates. Hear incumbent Ennis Fant (Dist 25), candidates Samantha Wallace (Dist. 22), Amanda McDougald Scott (Dist 24), and Will Morin (Dist 27) talk about their campaigns and what they are

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A conversation with Dr. Dawn Bingham

Dr. Dawn Bingham is an OB-GYN, an advocate for women’s healthcare, a community activist and a candidate for State Senate District 12. We sat down with her to talk about healthcare in South Carolina, particularly with the death knell for the Affordable Care Act looming in the Supreme

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How Republicans Have Failed Our Children

South Carolina has been governed by Republicans for decades – in some parts of the state  for generations. In that time, the state has never crawled out of the basement on any major metric of governmental success. From education to GDP, the state languishes in the basement while other

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A conversation with Amanda McDougald Scott

A researcher, doctoral candidate, advocate for children and families, Amanda McDougald Scott is also a candidate for County Council District 24. Part of The Republican Record series. Amanda talks about the complex and interconnected issues revolving around child care, education, health care,

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Farris Johnson, County Council 20

At Farris For 20, we’re realists.  We know that District 20 is hard soil to till. When we run the numbers on likely-Democratic voters, we aren’t surprised by the slim findings. And yet, we’re still setting high goals and reaching them: raising thousands of dollars, launching a serious

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Will Morin, Council Council 24

To say that I am running a campaign that differs from the incumbent for County Council’s District 27, or that my values and appreciation of life, the planet, and just the sheer existence of my neighbors probably doesn’t go far enough. I was reminded of this when I replied to the questionnaire

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Amanda McDougald Scott, County Council 24

Amanda McDougald Scott credits the summers she spent in rural North Carolina with her grandmother, Rose McDougald, as the inspiration for serving her community. Her “Grandmama” was her role model. She was a teacher, a nurse, and an integral part of her church family and community. More than

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