Affordable Health Care is at Stake in This Election

By V. Susan Hutchinson Healthcare coverage for many, many South Carolinians is at stake in this election as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is under attack by Republicans and the Trump Administration, and the only way to fight back is to vote out politicians who are preventing residents from having access to affordable healthcare. (Video) […]

The All In for South Carolina Tour

Above Photo of Dr. Bruce Fischer by Bill Friedman By V. Susan Hutchinson On Monday, September 19, the All In for South Carolina Tour came to Horry County. The tour has been traveling across the state to encourage people to get out and vote early. As SCDP Chair Trav Robertson said “we want to make […]

Community Voices Getting Out the Vote: Focus on Radio Host Leroy Sampson

By V. Susan Hutchinson Leroy Sampson has been the host of Straight Talk for the last nine months on Conway’s Gospel radio station WPJS AM1330. Sampson’s show airs every Saturday from 11:30am to 12pm. HCDP Chair Don Kohn was a recent guest. Straight Talk usually focuses on community issues as well as Horry County government, […]

SCDP Chair Trav Robertson Comes to Horry County

Above Photo by Bill Friedman By V. Susan Hutchinson South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Trav Robertson came to Horry County on Monday, September 19 with the All In for South Carolina tour. Robertson, who became party chair in 2017, has a gift for motivational speaking. His dynamic style draws attention not only to the issues […]

Quick Checklist for Voting In-Person and Dropping Off Mail-In Ballots

HCDP has put together this checklist so every voter will be sure their vote gets counted for the 2020 General Election. Familiarizing yourself with the voting procedure in advance will help keep the lines moving and result in a less stressful voting experience. A video is available on online for those unfamiliar with the new […]

Press Release October 16, 2020

Absentee Voting In Horry County The Horry County Democratic Party would like to remind everyone that there are four in-person absentee voting locations open this election year. Voters can cast their ballots at any of these locations, during opening hours, through November 2, 2020. Photo ID is required to vote at all of these locations. […]

Trump’s Modern-Day Version of Ordeal By Water

By V. Susan Hutchinson When women, or men were suspected of being witches in the 16th and 17th centuries, they were subjected to ordeal by water. The theory was that if the accused witch was thrown into a body of water, they would sink if innocent or float if guilty of witchcraft. Floaters had renounced […]

Vote Blue All the Way

By Bob Gatty Republicans are accusing the Democrats of planning to “pack” the Supreme Court with liberal judges if Joe Biden sends Donald Trump to the showers, but in reality it is the Republicans who are doing the packing. In the process, they are demonstrating to the American people their desperation to act on Trump’s […]

Attacking the Racial Divide

By Bob Gatty Our nation has been afflicted with a racial divide that’s grown deeper over the past four years since the election of President Donald J. Trump, whose rhetoric and actions have deliberately stoked racial fear as he has labeled himself the “law and order” president. Trump knows that reinforcing racial stereotypes rooted in […]