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McMaster the Disaster

In his most recent campaign ad South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster makes everything from vague accusations to outright lies. Instead of touting his accomplishments (Did he actually have any?) he spends his 30 second spot making claims about a “broken Washington” and the false assertion that Democrats, presumably including his opponent, Joe Cunningham, want to…

Democratic candidate for SC Governor Joe Cunningham introduced his new running mate, Tally Casey

Democratic candidate for SC governor Joe Cunningham introduced his new running mate, Tally Casey, at a meet and greet rally held in Conway 0n Aug. 23. The two Democratic gubernatorial candidates were joined by Ashlyn Preaux, Democratic candidate for SC House of Representatives, District 61, Ryan Thompson, Democratic candidate for SC House of Representatives District…

What if Trump Had Won?

Imagine Donald Trump had won the 2020 election. As repugnant as that prospect is, here’s a synopsis of where we would be in an alternate “Trump-won” universe. Trump 2.0 A second Trump Administration, unfettered by any accountability to the American public, accelerates his abhorrent policies. His hubris, lies and ethical shortcomings continue unabated and without recourse.…

SC’s Draconian Abortion Laws: Fighting Back

Photo: Ashlyn Preaux, Democratic candidate for SC House District 61, is fighting to preserve women’s freedom to control their own bodies as she campaigns for election in November. Abortion laws are now being repealed by state legislatures in “trigger bans” following the overturn of Roe. South Carolina's legislature has enacted the trigger ban, and currently…

Ryan Thompson for State House of Representatives, District 106 Kicks off Campaign

Ryan Thompson, Democratic candidate for State House of Representatives, District 106, kicked off his election campaign by celebrating his birthday, July 6, 2020, at the South Strand Recreation Center, Myrtle Beach. Ryan was born and raised in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, and has called Horry County his home for his entire life. He graduated from St.…

Grand Strand Pride Leads Initiative to Designate June Pride Month in Horry County

Editor’s Note: Due to pressure from right wing residents of Horry County stating the resolution should not have been passed under a consent agenda, the Horry County Council rescinded resolution R-51-2022 declaring June as Pride Month at their June 7 meeting. HCDP is appalled at the decision of the Council as they continue in their…

Why Don’t I See Every Democratic Candidate Running for Office This Year on the Primary Ballot?

The list of candidates on a Primary ballot is determined based on whether there were two or more candidates, from the same party, who filed to run for the same office before the filing deadline. An example of this is the current list of five Democratic candidates running to unseat Henry McMaster as South Carolina…

Horry GOP: Raising Money from Gun Similar to the Buffalo Killer’s

Politicians and rightwing media personalities who espouse the "great replacement theory", must be held responsible for the mindset that sent the teenage Buffalo, NY Tops Friendly Market killer on his bloody rampage resulting in the murder of 10 Black people and injury of three others. Moreover, gun rights advocates, led by the National Rifle Association, are…

The Importance of Voting in the South Carolina Democratic Primary

South Carolina has open primaries, which means that anyone can vote in either the Republican or Democratic primary. However, Democratic voters need to vote for Democratic candidates in both the primary and mid-term elections. Standing solidly behind Democratic candidates shows the GOP that Democrats are ready for the fight to advocate for Democracy. Democratic voters should…

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