CCDP Newsletter: Looking Ahead to November!

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HELLO! 

We wanted to take a moment to introduce ourselves as the new editors for the CCDP Newsletter. Kandis Miller and myself, Patrick Boyle, will be in charge of sending out your weekly CCDP newsletter, and we are looking forward to providing information you can use to help improve your community. Please contact us at newsletter@charlestondemocrats.com if you have any thoughts or suggestions. 

Additionally, we wanted to take a moment to thank Zach Kronsberg for his service as CCDP Newsletter Editor. We are grateful for his years of work for Charleston County, as well as for his gracious assistance in getting us set up. We wish Zach all the best! 


LET’S GET READY FOR NOVEMBER!

Results are still being finalized but we are excited to have a dynamic slate of candidates for offices throughout Charleston County and South Carolina. We are incredibly proud of the energy and ideas demonstrated during these past few months and we wish to congratulate all candidates for putting themselves forward and for enriching the democratic process. Thank you to all candidates! 

We are also excited to begin to pivot our energies toward November! Our candidates want to meet with and hear from YOU. Please reach out if you would like to meet your SC house nominee, if you want information about upcoming events with our state and federal candidates, and/or if you are interested in volunteering for one of our county nominees. We are going to have a fantastic slate of candidates in November, but they will need YOUR help to get across the finish line. 


CONTACT CCDP TO GET INVOLVED

CCDP PARTICIPATION IN PRIDE

June is Pride Month, and CCDP is excited to announce that we are going to walk in the Pride Parade on June 25th! You can access our updated webpage, through which you can sign up to participate in the Pride Parade, donate to the effort, and let us know your shirt sizes. 

Most importantly, we are looking for someone with a pickup truck and trailer or a golf cart that we can decorate as the float. If you can provide this, please email sagid@charlestondemocrats.com!

Happy Pride!


DONATE TO SUPPORT CCDP AND ELECT DEMOCRATS

Upcoming Events

MON
JUN20
PM
JIFB Democrats Juneteenth Celebration

Meet us at Famulari’s to celebrate the Juneteenth Holiday. We will provide pizza and appetizers, beverages will be on you! We will be inviting the local primary winners as well as those candidates that did not have a primary to join us to let us know what we can do to help them win in November.More info on who will be attending after the primaries on the 14th!

Fam’s Brewing Co. featuring Famulari’s PizzaRSVP Here>
MON
JUN25
AM
CCDP @2022 Charleston Pride Parade!
 
That’s right! Charleston Pride Parade is back for 2022! CCDP is proud to support the LGBTQ+ community and join in on the festivities! We will have a decorated trailer, hand out candy, stickers and flyers, and let our Pride flags fly. We will gather at 8am at Wragg Mall by the Visitors Center, and the parade starts at 9.

This year the parade route is shorter and will just be down King St. from Ann St. to Market St. There will be limited seating for those that need it on the trailer, but otherwise, all participants will be walking as group along the route.

All participants will receive a free t-shirt. However, we are asking for a donation of $20 per shirt to cover our costs. Click here to donate towards shirts, decorating supplies, and giveaways.

Wragg Mall, Corner of Ann & Meeting StreetsRSVP Here>
TUE
JUN28
PM
East Cooper Democrats June Meeting

The East Cooper Democrats are kicking off the summer with a meet-up at Westbrook Brewery! Join us Tuesday, June 28th, from 6 – 8 pm on the outside patio to meet like-minded neighbors and friends.

Westbrook Brewing CompanyRSVP Here>

2022 Candidate Information

2022 CHARLESTON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES

State Level Offices:
Governor:
Joe Cunningham (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)

U.S. Senate:
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Catherine Fleming Bruce (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)
Angela Geter (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)
Krystle Matthews (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)

Secretary of State: Peggy Butler (WebsiteDonations)

State Superintendent of Education:
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Dr. Gary Burgess (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)
Lisa Ellis (WebsiteInstagramTwitterDonations)
Jerry Govan (WebsiteFacebookDonations)

United States Congress:
SC-1: Dr. Annie Andrews (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)

SC-6:
Majority Whip James “Jim” E. Clyburn (WebsiteInstagram;  FacebookTwitterDonations)

South Carolina State House
15: Representative JA Moore (WebsiteFacebookTwitterDonations)
80: Donna Brown Newton (WebsiteFacebookTwitterDonations)
109: Representative Deon Tedder (WebsiteFacebookTwitter)
110: Ellis Roberts (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)
111: Representative Wendell Gilliard (Facebook)

112:
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Dave Artushin (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)
Stephen Hilton (WebsiteTwitterDonations)

113: Representative Marvin Pendarvis 
114: Michelle Brandt (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)
115: Representative Spencer Wetmore (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)
116: Representative Chardale Murray (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)
119: Representative Leon Stavrinakis (WebsiteFacebookTwitter)

Charleston County Council:
5: Councilman Teddie Pryor (Facebook)
8:
Councilwoman Anna Johnson (WebsiteFacebookDonations)
9: Dylan Tullberg 

Charleston County Probate Judge:
Tamara Cunningham Curry (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)

Charleston County Register of Deeds:
Karen Hollings (WebsiteDonations)


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.


Contribute

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!

BUY SOME COOL STUFF & SUPPORT CCDP


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