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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3rd Quarter 2022 Donors

We thank all our friends who have contributed to the GCDP between July 19 and October 4. Contributions may have been made to the general fund, core messaging, or the 2020 Vision campaign.  Recurring contributions Leila Aziz, Judith Bainbridge, Phil Beckwith, Tina Belge, Kathleen Bitsura,

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Women’s Rights: The Fight Isn’t Over

By Laura Haight The Supreme Court has set women back 50 years in many ways. But there are still options, still fights to take on, and battles to win. South Carolina Currently, the six-week abortion ban, known as the “Heartbeat Bill” is in effect. But the Legislature is close to taking that

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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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2nd Quarter Donors

Thank you to all our donors who supported the Party and the Core Messaging Campaign this quarter. This list is donors from April 1-July 18. Recurring Donors Judith Bainbridge, Phil Beckwith, Kathleen Bitsura, Ruth Burley, David Cross, Cynthia Gibson, Cindy Henry, John Hester, Jeanette Jacobs,

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