We’ve got a primary election coming up on June 11 for the Greenville City Council At-Large seat currently held by George Fletcher. Two candidates – Dorothy Dowe and Lindsey Jacobs – are vying to be the Democratic Party nominee to contest this seat in November. The City of Greenville is one of
This is another in our continuing series of Q&As with members of the Executive Committee of the GCDP. Jake Erwin is the voter protection chair for GCDP and SCDP. We asked him about the fairness and security of our elections. Erwin is an attorney, a former public defender, who now
Read this post in Spanish By Kate Franch Chair, Greenville County Democratic Party Is my vote safe? That’s one of the critical questions being asked today. Not only are we in constant discussion about whether Democratic candidates will garner the votes needed to bring change to the State
By Laura Haight GCDP Communications Coordinator Liz Howard, an attorney with the Brennan Center for Social Justice, and former Deputy Commission for Elections in the state of Virginia, warned that election security in South Carolina is at significant risk. Howard was speaking to a group of
By Jake Erwin Voter Protection Chair, South Carolina Democratic Party For many Americans, election integrity is a major concern. Given what has been learned about Russia’s attempted manipulation of our voting process (not to mention the blatant social engineering carried out to the benefit of
Partisan gerrymandering is a real problem in South Carolina, and the League of Women Voters is taking action to educate voters and to encourage advocacy to reduce partisan and incumbent-protective gerrymandering, so that voters are choosing their representatives and not the other way around.