Eli Valentin candidate statement

My name is Elias Valentin II, though most of you know me as Eli!  I’m excited to share with you my vision for our Party and the experience I will bring to serve you as Chairman. Through my personal journey, my activism to strengthen the local party, and my deep, meaningful connections

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Camden Johnson candidate statement

My name is Camden Johnson and I am here to ask for your support as I aspire to become the next 3rd Vice Chair of the Greenville County Democratic Party. Young Americans today were born in the information age and live a large part of their lives online. They are more plugged into current events

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Katy Lentz candidate statement

Hey, fellow Democrats. First and foremost, thank YOU for your dedication to the GCDP and being a delegate! I wanted to announce that I am re-running for the Greenville County Executive Committeewoman. While I wish I had time to explain my reasons in person, I will do my best here. I’ve been

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Ruth Todd candidate statement

I am Ruth Todd, and I would love to be your 2nd Vice Chair of the GCDP. I have been very active in the Democratic Party all my life, and since moving to Travelers Rest in 2015, I have gotten more involved locally.  Soon after moving, I joined the Democratic Women of Greenville County

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Ruth Todd candidate statement

I am Ruth Todd, and I would love to be your 1st Vice Chair of the GCDP. I have been very active in the Democratic Party all my life, and since moving to Travelers Rest in 2015, I have gotten more involved locally.  Soon after moving, I joined the Democratic Women of Greenville County

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Jarrod Wiggins candidate statement

Greetings, Democrats! I’m Jarrod Wiggins and I am running to be your next Chair of the Greenville County Democratic Party. I come to the table with experience managing political campaigns; working for both the Party and campaigns; hosting a liberal-leaning podcast with an audience across the

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Paul Merlo candidate statement

I was 7 years old in 1968 and lived in a working class family who talked and debated intelligently and thoughtfully about the events in our nation: Civil Rights, Vietnam, and Nixon!. Even then, I knew the idea of the United States that I was learning about in school and church, and which

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Shadae Boakye-Yiadom candidate statement

My name is Shadae Boakye-Yiadom and I’m a recent University of Michigan graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and minors in German Studies and computer science. I was born and raised in NYC, but moved to South Carolina to start my first full-time job at BMW

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Carrie Counton candidate statement

In 2017, during many cookouts, driveway chats and Swamp Rabbit Trail walks, my neighbors and I collectively realized that our State House Representative (a Republican that had been in office for 22 years) needed an opponent.  And that opponent would be me. In November of 2018; the

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Christopher Smith candidate statement

Dear Fellow Democrats, During this unprecedented time in our history, I hope everyone is healthy and remaining safe and in their homes. I write to you as a candidate for 2nd Vice Chair of the Greenville County Democratic Party. You are probably asking yourself, who am I, why am I running, and

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