Greenville County Democratic Party Convention 2024

Every year, the Democratic Party in South Carolina reorganizes at the county party level.  This simply means that:

  • Elections are held for county leadership: Chair, 1st vice chair, 2nd vice chair, and 3rd vice chair.
  • New precinct officers are elected/re-elected for our 151 precincts.
  • Resolutions to be considered by the county party for its platform are presented and voted on.
  • Delegates to the state convention are elected.

Long-time active Democrats will remember precinct organization where much of this took place. We are now streamlining the precinct organization process and consolidating it with the annual county convention.

This is a great opportunity to invite fellow citizens to get to know their politically like-minded neighbors, grow grassroots engagement, and strengthen the local party organization.

If you’re looking for ways to get involved, to make a difference, to lead change in our community, state, and nation, then step up now and participate in your precinct. It’s here – by talking to voters, by pulling people together under the umbrella of values and goals the majority of Americans already agree with – that we will win elections.

We’ve proven that organization works: Locally, in the municipal elections in 2017 and 2019, we elected Democrats to flip control of the Greenville City Council, then held that control in the 2021 and 2023. In 2023, we invested more than $23,000 in supporting our three candidates for city office with six block parties in strategic precincts, and mail pieces. Together our volunteers made more than 5,000 phone calls to voters, knocked on 4,500+ doors, and sent 9,000 texts. Those efforts resulted in a turnout of 22.8 percent of voters – a record for an off-year municipal election.

Nationally, by overwhelming selecting Joe Biden our presidential preference in 2020, we changed the course of that election. Greenville Democrats showed the same resolve in this year’s primary.

You can be a part of making this happen. In fact, it can’t happen without you. This is the essence of our democracy.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Involved

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Sign up to attend the County Convention

March 2, 1:30-3:30 p.m. – GCDP County Convention
Phillis Wheatley Community Center
335 Greenacre Rd, Greenville, SC 29607

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Know your precinct
To participate in the county convention or become a precinct leader, you must be registered to vote and live in the precinct you wish to represent. You can confirm your voter registration status and also find out your precinct at


Learn about Party leadership
This year, we will be electing the following officers to lead the County Party.

  • Chair
  • 1st Vice Chair
  • 2nd Vice Chair
  • 3rd Vice Chairs

The Chair and vice chairs will be chosen at the convention; the secretary and treasurer will be elected by the county Executive Committee. File by February 28 if you want to run for Party office.

At the grassroots level are precincts

Each precinct has several leadership positions: President, first-, second-, and third-vice president, secretary, treasurer, and the county executive committee member. Learn more about what precinct officers do. To run for election to a leadership role in your precinct, complete this form by February 28.


What are resolutions?
The Democratic Party platform is a collection of goals that are developed every four years as the foundation of our candidates’ plans and policies and our legislative goals at every level. They start right here at the local level and work their way up through county, state, and national conventions. You have a voice in that process by submitting your ideas for resolutions to be considered at the county convention.

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Ready to get involved?
Here’s one way to meet your neighbors: Go knock on their doors. Invite them to join you at the GCDP County Convention on March 2. If you’re interested in standing for election, tell them why; or encourage them to run. Get a conversation started. Contact our precinct development leaders at to ask questions about leadership roles and responsibilities, or connecting with your local precinct leader.

Candidates for GCDP Executive Officer Roles

  • Learn about the expectations and responsibilities for each position:
  • Qualifications defined by SCDP State Party Rules
    • 1st vice chair must be a different gender than the chair
    • 2nd vice chair must be a different race than the chair
    • 3rd vice chair must be 18-35 years of age
  • The secretary and treasurer positions are filled at a GCDP County Executive Committee meeting held within 30 days following the County Convention.
If you do not have reliable internet access or would like assistance with completing a form,
please call GCDP Headquarters, 864-232-5531, during office hours (M-F, 9 am to 3 pm).