Thank you, candidates and Dems

GCDP Chair Amanda McDougald Scott thanks candidates and the volunteers who helped make the Election work, including the staff of the county Election Office. While we lost some battles, she urges Dems to stay together, stay engaged, and stay energized for the next elections including County

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An educator must lead SC to better public schools

This is the text of a speech given by GCDP Chair and childhood development and education researcher Amanda McDougald Scott in support of Lisa Ellis’s candidacy for state School Superintendent. By Amanda McDougald ScottGCDP, chair Good afternoon and happy Sunday! I am Dr. Amanda McDougald

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Election deniers, like Timmons, must not be elected officials

By Billy Webster At 11:32 pm on Jan. 6, 2020 — nine hours after the initial wave of protestors stormed the Capitol — Congress reconvened to certify the electors and affirm the results of the presidential election. Despite the violence that had caused him to lock himself and his staff in his

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Inflation: Whose Fault Is It?

by Billy Webster, www.billywebster.org   The short answer: everybody’s and nobody’s. Every two years in the run-up to Congressional (and every four years, Presidential) elections, there is a customary partisan blame-game that burns white hot over some issue or other. In 2020, it was the

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Eye on the prize: Our candidate slate for 2022

By Amanda McDougald ScottGCDP Chair As we move past the Primary Runoffs, we would like to congratulate our primary winners: Joe Cunningham – Governor Lisa Ellis – Superintendent of Education Krystle Matthews – US Senate Wendell Jones – SC House 25 Alan Mitchell –

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100 Days to Election Day: Day of Action

Join the GCDP for our 100 Days Out Day of Action. We’ll be organizing, connecting and communicating with voters to support both our state and local candidates who are on the ballot in November. We’ll be calling voters across the state and canvassing communities in Greenville County.

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2022 Candidate Bios

The following bios, listed alphabetically, have been provided by the campaigns and are reprinted exactly as provided by the candidates. Joe Cunningham Former Congressman and Democratic Nominee for Governor Joe Cunningham served South Carolina’s First Congressional District from 2019 to 2021.

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Coming together for November

GCDP Chair Amanda McDougald Scott talks to county Democrats about the importance of working together for November’s election. https://fb.watch/dZxrykP3o4/

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True early voting now the law in SC

The days of “absentee voting in person” are now over as Gov. Henry McMaster signed into law the state’s first true early voting provisions. Early voting for the June 14 primary is a total of 9 days from May 31 through June 10. There are no late hours and no weekend days. In

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