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National Disabilities Voter Registration Week

By Jason Silverman In the 1990’s, disabilities advocates worked hard to get voting rights that are equal for all. Voting is not only a right; it is also a responsibility. People with disabilities have the right to express their views at the polls without fear or physical impediments. Everyone should vote in every election as […]

Mobilizing Young Dems: On the ‘Brink of Change’

A new Horry County Young Democrats Club was organized June 13 at a meeting of activists in Conway, in affiliation with the South Carolina Young Democrats organization. Elected chair was Stacie Pearman; first vice chair, Tiffany Gamble; second vice chair, Brandon Counts, and treasurer, Helen Bass. Representatives of the state Young Dems group were on […]

HCDP’s Annual Golf Outing: Deadline June 25

The registration deadline has been extended to June 25 for HCDP‘s 2nd Annual Senator Dick Elliott Memorial Golf Outing, Saturday, June 29 at the award-winning Legends Golf Resort’s Parkland Course in Myrtle Beach. Last year’s event was sold out with a lengthy wait list, so don’t delay. Golfers will be able to shoot for a […]

Protecting Your Voting Rights

By C J Waldron. By the time the 2020 Presidential Elections come around, South Carolina will be using a new voting system  that allows paper ballots to be used as a means of verifying the actual votes that have been cast. This system will replace the one that has been in place since 2004, which […]

Recruiting Female Candidates in SC

Pictures from left are HCDP volunteer Cathy Tourloukis, Emerge SC’s Melissa N. Watson, and CF Dems President Alester Pryer. A statewide initiative to recruit and train female Democratic candidates for public office is underway in South Carolina, a campaign that is now being conducted in 25 states with the goal of expanding to all 50 […]

The Failure of the Grand Experiment

By C J Waldron Our country was founded on the basis of three equal branches of government. They each had a role in maintaining an orderly function of the government. Their roles are: The Legislative branch would make laws The Executive branch would enforce laws The Judicial branch would interpret the laws In this way, […]

2nd Annual Sen. Dick Elliott Memorial Golf Outing

2nd Annual Sen. Dick Elliott Memorial Golf Outing Saturday, June 29, 2019 Legend’s Golf Resort’s Parkland Course This is a Major Fundraiser for HCDP Hole-in-One Contests with cars, cash and other prizes! Once-in-Lifetime Hole-in-One Shot by one lucky golfer! —Foursomes and hole sponsors needed— It’s going to be lots of fun. Sign up now! Registration […]

HCDP Proudly Supports Pride in the Park

By Stacie Pearman. Pictured from left: Patty Hampton, Nancy Anderson and Stefan Varner at Pride in the Park, June 1. Smiles. Mom hugs. Music. Information. Community. All were on display at the 2019 Pride in the Park outdoor festival at Valor Park at Market Commons Saturday, June 1, helping to mark the kickoff of Pride […]

North Strand Dems Hear About Freedom Readers

Pictured:  Dr. Bailey (2nd from left)  along with Vernell McDowell, Dan Gray, and Dorothy Floyd – North Strand Dems who are volunteers in the Freedom Readers program. Dr. Tracy Bailey, founder of the Freedom Readers literacy program for South Carolina children, was the guest speaker at the May 30 meeting of North Strand Democrats. Freedom […]