HCDP Voter Protection Clinic Read to Help

The threats against voting rights are real and are right here. The Horry County Democratic Party supports voters by answering your voting questions. Our Voter Protection Committee continues to follow changes at the state and local level. You can trust us to know all the latest voter news. Have a question? We want you to […]

The $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Bill: What’s in It for You?

By a member of the HCDP Communications Committee Two bills are currently being negotiated in Congress pitting Democrats against Republicans and conservative Democrats against progressive Democrats. A resolution needs to be found. The first is the $1.2 trillion bipartisan Senate Infrastructure and Jobs Act that focuses on investment in physical assets like roads and bridges. […]

9th Annual Shore Dinner: “Celebrations Delayed… Commitments Pledged”

This is the theme for the 9th Annual SHORE Dinner held by the Horry County Democratic Party. We are celebrating at long last our victory in the last presidential election that brought Joe Biden to the presidency of the United States of America. The former vice-president who served with President Obama for eight years, and […]

Fight for $15: Organizing for a Living Wage

By Jeremy Holland Thousands of South Carolina residents are hurting. They are stuck in minimum wage jobs and it’s not nearly enough to get by, let alone raise a family or save for the future. Moms and dads both holding down more than one job is commonplace in South Carolina, where the state minimum wage […]

An Irresponsible Governor and the “Gates of Hell”

By Bob Gatty Even though more and more people are contracting COVID-19 and dying in South Carolina, Gov. Henry McMaster has vowed to fight “to the gates of Hell” against mandates for governments, businesses, and schools ordered by President Biden. The governor, and other Republican governors, are vehemently fighting the requirements and the Republican National […]

Oath Keepers Militia: Armed for Vigilante Justice

Editor’s Note: This is the second of an ongoing series of social movement profiles by Dr. Jeremy Holland, who teaches sociology at Horry Georgetown Technical College. In this series, he introduces contemporary American social movement groups focused on economic redistribution, identity equality, and public safety. By Dr. Jeremy Holland On January 6th a pro-Trump mob […]

GOP Assault on Women’s Right to Choose Accelerates

By Bill O’Connor, MD The Republican assault on a woman’s constitutional right to choose found new momentum Sept. 1 when Texas passed Senate Bill 8, allowing anyone to sue physicians or any other person helping a woman terminate her pregnancy after six weeks. And South Carolina won’t be far behind. Signed into law by Texas […]

Time to Rise UP! HCDP SHORE Dinner Set

“Celebrations Delayed… Commitments Pledged” is the theme of Horry County Democratic Party’s major fundraising event for 2021, the ever-popular SHORE Dinner, scheduled for Friday, October 22, 2021 at The Dunes Golf and Beach Club, 9000 N. Ocean Blvd., in Myrtle Beach. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend this important and fun-filled event, which […]

McMaster is a Disaster

By C J Waldron In a series of head-scratching moves, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster stomped on the rights of women, made the state a less desirable tourist destination and contributed to the spread of a deadly virus. He made these moves with the help of Republicans in the state legislature. Though he claims these […]