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Counting Down

Celebrate good times. A little more than eight days to go. Early voting is in progress and we urge you to check your votes carefully before you push that “vote” button so you can catch any discrepancies! Our candidates have been crisscrossing the state to bring it home in a blue wave on Nov. 6. Ride the wave with us at headquarters, 149 King St. at the corner of Prince. Stop in for a snack, some snazzy talk, support for our candidates and phone banking, canvassing and other activities. Not only are we a bellweather, but women are invited to join with our friends to the north for a day-after fundraiser to prepare for a January march against President Orange. Simply join Grand Strand Action To

This is Who They Are

THIS 🚨is what the SC GOP thinks encompasses the most urgent education issues in our state. It is an excerpt from an email sent out by the Georgetown County GOP this week, a list of questions they asked of the (non-partisan) school board candidates. We find #s 5,6, & 9 particularly disturbing. Look🔽🔽🔽🔽🔽🔽 “”1. Do you support the SCGOP Platform plank on education? See below one page attachment for pgs 24-25 of SCGOP Platform 2. Support Parental Educational Choice as defined below? Do you “support the concept of “school choice” and affirm the right and responsibility of parents to make the best education decisions for their children, whether they homeschool their children or sen

Almost There!

The finish line is in sight, but we’ve got a pretty hefty hill to climb in the last two weeks before Election Day on Nov. 6. Some things to keep in mind: Vote. It’s more important than ever. Come visit headquarters. If you haven’t been here before, now’s the perfect time. Join us for Action Weekend at 149 King St., this Saturday (Oct. 27th) at the corner of Prince St., in Georgetown. Help us turn South Carolina blue. Sign up to walk a precinct – your own or a neighbor’s or somewhere else in the county – or to make phone calls from your home or our office. Stop in and ask the friendly headquarters volunteer what you can do. Want to meet South Carolina’s next governor? James Smith and Mandy P

Depressed? Yep, we hear that.

Situational Depression – We are feeling it now Many of us have been experiencing some form of depression* in recent weeks. I’ve had conversations with several fellow Dems, mostly women, about feelings of sadness, lethargy, and malaise accompanied by comments like, “I have to force myself to get out of bed” or “I can’t watch the news without feeling anxious.”, or "I can't sleep." Those of us who are involved in political life, who follow it closely, and strongly support liberal causes have been hit especially hard by these feelings in a building wave that has been creeping up on our psyche since Jan of 2017. Here in the Carolinas, anxiety has been compounded by recent weather events which wer

Weather Cancellation!

The monthly meeting scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, Oct.11th has been cancelled to the likelihood of tropical storm force winds in the afternoon from Hurricane Michael.

Early Voting Now in Progress

Georgetown County voters who meet the criteria to vote early-absentee can do so now at the Georgetown County Voter Registration Office at 303 N. Hazard Street. There are many reasons that allow you to take advantage of this. For example, if you are over 65, if you will be out of town on election day, if you are a caregiver, if you will be working on election day, and many more! Here is the full list: Persons qualified to vote by absentee ballot: Members of the Armed Forces or Merchant Marine serving outside their county of residence and their spouses and dependents residing with them Persons serving with the American Red Cross or with the United Service Organizations (USO) who are attached

Dates for Gubernatorial Debates Set

COLUMBIA, SC Incumbent GOP Gov. Henry McMaster and Democratic challenger James Smith will meet in two debates this month. The two candidates for lieutenant governor also will meet in a debate. The debates will air on SC ETV and will be co-hosted by the Charleston Post and Courier, the newspaper said Wednesday. The first debate between McMaster and Smith will be Oct. 17 at Francis Marion University in Florence. A second debate between the two will air Oct. 25 from Greenville Technical College. Both candidates’ lieutenant governor-running mates, Greenville Republican businesswoman Pamela Evette and Lancaster Democratic Rep. Mandy Powers Norrell, also will debate Oct. 29 at the ETV studio in Co

Notice to Maryville Voters

🚨There has been a permanent change of polling place for the largest precinct in Maryville(Georgetown  5). Voters will go to Trinity Lutheran Church, 1605 S Fraser St., Georgetown SC 29440. For a full list of voting precincts, go to https://www.scvotes.org/cgi-bin/scsec/precinctnew?countykey=GEORGETOWN #maryville #precinct #voters #Georgetownprecincts #Electionnews #georgetown

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