Know how to vote – November 2021

Election Day in Greenville County’s municipalities and many special purpose districts is Tuesday, November 2, 2021. We encourage every eligible voter to vote – regardless of political affiliation or candidate choice – because voting is the essence of an enduring democracy. 

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2021 Municipal Election GOTV Phonebank Sign-up

You can make a difference in just two hours!  Help us get out the vote to re-elect Russell Stall and Lillian Brock Flemming to Greenville City Council and elect Matthew Praytor to the Greenville Public Works Commission . . . phonebank from the GCDP office or from home starting Monday,

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Women’s March on Greenville 2021

By Timicia Grant Almost a month ago, the news about the Texas near abortion ban flashed across my screen. As I sat there a moment and let it sink in, the gravity of the situation overtook my senses. I was hit with an urgent panic that many women in South Carolina surely felt: “This is […]

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A Call to Action on Voting Rights

By Mary Wright President, DWGC The right to vote is an American right. Kamala Harris recently stated, “When we cast a ballot, we not only decide our leaders. We determine our future.” After a historic turnout at the 2020 elections, we now face a real threat to our democracy – we are witnessing

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2 Greenville Dems head to DC protest

On Monday, August 2, Rev. Susie Smith and Jalen Elrod will join hundreds of activists in a March on Washington, D.C. This march is part of the Poor People’s Campaign’s Moral Monday’s protests that are taking place around the country and will culminate next March in a massive

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Greenville Dems come together at our BBQ Cookoff

Several hundred Democrats joined together on Saturday, June 24, for fun, fellowship, games, and camaraderie. Our chefs provided diverse and delicious BBQ, there were games to entertain the kids and adults alike. And, of course, what summer BBQ is complete with a dunk tank! We hope this will

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Greenville turns out to honor Lillian Brock Flemming

By Kate Franch On a recent balmy Saturday evening, close to 300 hometown fans of the Honorable Dr. Lillian Brock Flemming filled the decked-out concourse of Fluor Field at the West End to thank her for 40 pivotal years of service on Greenville City Council. The crowd included current and past

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Education and empowerment top GCDBC agenda

By Whitney Wright Vice Chair, Greenville County Democratic Black Caucus In March 2021, the Greenville County Democratic Black Caucus hosted a virtual forum entitled, ‘Black Girl Magic: Greenville.’ During this event, Moderator and then-GCDBC Secretary Whitney Wright interviewed

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Dem Women: Diverse, dedicated, and dynamic

By Mary WrightPresident, Democratic Women of Greenville County As I began this year as your president, I gathered a vibrant team of women to serve as chairs on our board. The DWGC is currently run by a group of deeply passionate and wildly talented women. This team has enabled us to advocate,

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Young Dems build foundations for an active election season

By Kirsten PruittChair, Young Democrats of Greenville County The past few months have been a crazy blur for the Young Democrats of Greenville County. I was appointed Interim Chair back in February, and officially elected on April 7. We’ve been busy since then. At the April 7 election Derrick

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