By Kate Franch A version of this post appeared in The Greenville Journal on January 18, 2018 In the 2016 election, we all saw the power the individual voter wields. For Democrats, the aftermath has fueled a surge of resistance in the form of demonstrating, phone calling, and postcard writing.
“It’s not about big government vs. small government. It’s about smart government.” Rep. James Smith, Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Rep. James Smith brought his “service above self” message to Greenville on Jan. 8 when he addressed the monthly luncheon 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.
By Cass Tyson The talk of the town of late seems to be how to get more involved in politics. Among social circles and public protests, at chance meetings and large organizational events, people are abuzz about the dramatic turn of events in Washington, DC. The foreboding feeling of impending
By Nadia Land-Greene, GCDP Volunteer Coordinator This Fall’s successes at the ballot box were wonderful! Candidates all over America were elected thanks to the hard work of grassroots volunteers and strong boots on the ground effort. Our challenge now is to keep the momentum going for the
This post appeared in The Bray in January. Updated information on Precinct Reorganization including a step-by-step guide to getting involved appears here. ——– In accordance with state election law, the South Carolina Democratic Party (SCDP) will re-organize in 2018, beginning
By Kate Franch Chair, Greenville County Democratic Party Fellow Democrats, Thank you to everyone who helped with the 2017 Greenville campaigns! We saw long-time Democrats and new friends, across all age groups and communities, unite with a common goal of electing progressive and
More than 200 guests came together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Democratic Women of Greenville County. South Carolina leaders joined the celebration with national political leaders including Jesse Jackson, Joe Biden, and Nancy Pelosi, sending video messages of congratulations.