CCDP Newsletter: 2022 Candidate Overview

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2022 CHARLESTON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATESUnited States Congress:
SC-1: Dr. Annie Andrews (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)(NOMINEE)
SC-6:
Michael Addison (WebsiteFacebookDonations)
Gregg Marcel Dixon (WebsiteFacebookTwitterDonations)
Majority Whip James “Jim” E. Clyburn (WebsiteInstagram;  FacebookTwitterDonations)

South Carolina State House
15: Representative JA Moore (NOMINEE)
80: Donna Brown Newton (WebsiteFacebookTwitterDonations)(NOMINEE)
109: Representative Deon Tedder (NOMINEE)
110: Ellis Roberts (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)(NOMINEE)
111: Representative Wendell Gilliard (NOMINEE)
112:
Dave Artushin (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)
Stephen Hilton (WebsiteTwitterDonations)
113: Representative Marvin Pendarvis (NOMINEE)
114: Michelle Brandt (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)(NOMINEE)
115: Representative Spencer Wetmore (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)(NOMINEE)
116: Representative Chardale Murray (NOMINEE)
119: Representative Leon Stavrinakis (NOMINEE)

Charleston County Council:
5: Councilman Teddie Pryor (NOMINEE)
8:
Councilwoman Anna Johnson
Ronald L. Ladson (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)
Millicent Middleton (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)
9: Dylan Tullberg (NOMINEE)

Charleston County Probate Judge:
Tamara Cunningham Curry (WebsiteDonations)
Stephanie Ganaway-Pasley

Charleston County Register of Deeds:
Karen Hollings
Michael Miller

We will begin featuring candidates and races in more specific detail in next week’s newsletter! We will also have information on statewide races.

FIGHTING ANTI-TRUTH BILLS IN SC LEGISLATUREWith the SC State Legislature currently in session, many Republicans have been pushing anti-truth bills in an attempt to control and distort our education process. There is an organized movement to defeat these bills on the committee level, as Republicans lack a solid consensus. However, to ensure that these anti-truth bills fail, we need people to flood the public comments.

Please visit https://www.protruthsc.org and https://www.naacpldf.org/sc-protruth/ to make your voice heard and ensure that truth prevails in South Carolina!

HELP SUPPORT CCDPSupporters like you allow us to keep the CCDP office open, train and support candidates and fund events in the Lowcountry. Please consider donating so that we can continue these efforts. With the 2022 election just months away, it is more important than ever to make sure we have the resources we need to succeed!

DONATE TO SUPPORT CCDP AND ELECT DEMOCRATS


Upcoming Events

THU
APR07
8:30AM
Coffee with Democrats

Join fellow Democrats for a cup of coffee and great conversation. We are returning to gathering in-person this week at Wildflour Pastry from 8:30-10 AM. No specific topics. Come for the whole time or just a little while.

Wildflour Pastry
THU
APR07
5:30PM
Fundaiser to Reelect Rep. JA MooreRep.

JA Moore is hosting his first fundraiser of the year this Thursday at Edmund’s Oast and Butcher & Bee in Charleston. Please join Rep. Moore as he begins his first fundraising push of the campaign. 
 
District 15 is a battleground seat in the state legislature. Rep. Moore flipped it in 2018 and held it in 2020. With your continued support, he will defend it again this year. 
 
Please RSVP to info@jamooreforsc.com if you plan on coming. The event is 5:30 on Thursday.
 
Can’t make it? You can still chip in here to show your support for the campaign!

Edmund’s Oast/Butcher & Bee (On Morrison)
THU
APR21
6:30PM
CCDP April Meeting

Go ahead and put our April county meeting on your calendars. We will announce more information about this month’s meeting next week.TBA

RSVP Here>
SAT
APR23
10 AM
Vote Where You Live Drive

It’s time to get back out and build up our Democratic base of voters! Please join us as we knock on doors in the North Area for voter registration and issue canvassing. On Saturday, April 23rd, we’ll gather at 10am, and we’ll be done before noon. The staging site is TBD, but you can sign up now and we’ll send further details. All canvassers will be in teams of two. If you’ve never done this before, no worries! We’ll pair you with an experienced canvasser.

2225 Greenridge Rd.RSVP Here>

Give Back

Blessing Box Donations Needed!
Please consider donating to our CCDP Blessing Box. You can #StockTheBox at any time, or drop off items to the office during office hours or by appointment. Our community members appreciate and depend on our kindness!

A few things to remember when donating Blessing Box items:

  • DO donate non-perishable items that will hold up in the weather
    • example: canned vegetables and meats/fish, sauces in jars, boxes of rice or pasta
    • protip: donate items that don’t require milk/butter/oil to prepare, get cans with pop-tops that don’t require can openers
  • DO donate small personal care items that will fit in the blessing box
    • example toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant,
  • DO NOT donate any open or expired items.

Lowcountry Period Project Supplies Needed!
Did you know that our volunteers build period packs in support of the Homeless Period Project? The project provides pre-made kits for homeless shelters and nurse’s offices at Title IX schools in the Lowcountry. These items are a luxury to homeless women and girls and many are forced to choose between hygiene and food. Please consider donating the following items so we can continue to support this amazing project!
-individually-wrapped feminine pads
-individually-wrapped tampons
-individually-wrapped wipes
-individually-wrapped panty liners

Thanks again for your generosity!

Our office has limited public hours due to COVID, but if you are dropping off donations, you can email wecare@charlestondemocrats.com to arrange a drop-off time.


BUY SOME MERCHANDISE TO SUPPORT CCDP!

Please support CCDP (and help elect Democrats) by buying one of our t-shirts, water bottles, Koozies, bags, and pint glasses!

Photo by Clint Patterson on Unsplash


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The mission of the Charleston County Democratic Party is to educate and encourage participation in the political process by people of all backgrounds who support Democratic principles. Funds garnered from this participation will be used to help elect Democratic candidates and to support Democratic programs.

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