Meet the 2020 Greenville County candidates Sticky

The first GCDP Virtual Breakfast was an opportunity to spotlight each of our candidates running for federal, state, or local offices. Watch the video to hear each candidate introduce themselves and talk of their campaign objectives. To get more information on the candidates and find ways to get

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A conversation with Dorothy Dowe

Dorothy Dowe is an at-large member of the Greenville City Council, elected in November 2019. She sat down with Judi Buckley, DWGC member, former Senator in Guam,  and 2018 State House candidate, for this interview. JB: Tell us, what has it been like being a council member during a pandemic;

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Mail-in voting in November can’t wait

This is the second month of our new feature: The Advocacy Challenge. The challenge, however, remains the same: Reach out to your state elected officials to demand mail-in voting for all in November.  The issue: After passing legislation in May that permitted the use of a “state of emergency”

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(Watch) Politics panel at DWGC Virtual Meeting

Jamie Lovegrove, political reporter for the Post and Courier, Brandon Upson, political operative, and Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter joined the Democratic Women of Greenville County on June 8 to discuss a wide-range of issues from Jaime Harrison’s surging campaign to unseat Lindsey Graham to

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Racial justice protests: A beautifully traumatic weekend

By Lee TurnerPresident, DWGC This past weekend was one of those times when I’m reminded of how much I love the spirit of Greenville. The last weekend of May 2020, when all of America, already in the grip of COVID19, was on edge over police brutality and vigilante justice against people of

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A conversation with Rep. Chandra Dillard

Judi Buckley, DWGC member, former Senator in Guam,  and 2018 State House candidate, interviewed District 23 Rep. Chandra Dillard for the DWGC’s new “Interview Series”.” Below are the highlights of their conversation, which was conducted by telephone. JB: I know you work for Furman in

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GCDP May Breakfast

Voter protection was on the table at the May breakfast where Shaundra Young Scott, the SCDP’s voter protection director, was the guest speaker at the May breakfast. Voter protection, mail-in voting and strategies for November’s hotly contested election were discussed. Also on tap

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Get your Pride on

June is LGBTQ Pride Month and we’re looking to hear your voices on what it means to you, to our community, or to our state. We’re inviting you to send us op-ed-type pieces that we will publicize throughout the month on our blog and social media. You may write it, speak it, or make a […]

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What you need to know about the June 9 primary

By Kate Franch South Carolina voters do not register by political party, and South Carolina is an open primary state.  This means that a registered voter may choose in which political party’s primary election to participate.  You may vote only one party’s primary ballot during each

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The Advocacy Challenge

Call your reps to demand mail-in voting in November So many of us want to make a difference. We have things to say. Issues to stand up for. Wrongs to speak out about. And most of us do that on social media. While that’s a great personal outlet, it does little to sway the opinion […]

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