CCDP Newsletter: Voting Districts are Changing

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Get Ready for Some Riverdogs Baseball!

As a respite from the harsh news of the past few weeks, CCDP invites you to get ready for a fun afternoon of baseball on Sunday, August 14 at 4:00 pm! If great seats for the game and meeting other Charleston Democrats isn’t enough for you, there’s a fantastic buffet: unlimited hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, watermelon, and lemonade, water and soda. Kids 3 and under are free but seating is limited, so get your tickets today! Special sponsorship opportunities are available as well – follow the link below.

You can purchase tickets by clicking on the button below:

Buy Riverdogs Baseball Tickets

Check Your Voter Registration

Have you received a voter postcard from the Charleston Board of Elections & Voter Registration yet? Postcards were sent out earlier this year, and they contain updated information on your candidates and voting location for this November.

If you did not receive a postcard, enter your identifying information after clicking on the button below. You will receive instructions on how to correct your voting details if needed, and you need to make any updates at least a month before the November election. Now is the time to make sure that you’re ready to vote in November!

Check Your Voting Information

CCDP Annual School Supply Drive

It’s only the middle of July, but many parents are already worrying about affording school supplies for their children. Please contribute to CCDP’s school supply drive. We will be partnering with local groups to supply backpacks and other supplies for 1,000 Charleston-area students.

Contribute to the Charleston County School Supply Drive

Charleston City Redistricting Map

The city of Charleston recently released a draft redistricting plan for its city council, and the public is encouraged to view the map and provide online feedback by Monday, July 18.

View the Proposed Charleston City Map

Upcoming Events

THU JUL 14 6 PM

Meet & Greet with Dr. Annie Andrews

Join Dr. Andrews on Johns Island as she tours the Lowcountry to talk about issues facing residents of US House District 1.

Low Tide Brewing>
THU JUL 21 6:30 PM
CCDP Monthly Meeting

Please make sure you signup to receive the in-person meeting location as it has changed since we last met in person or if you are joining us virtually, please make sure you signup to receive the zoom information. Charleston County Main Public Library

RSVP Here>
THU AUG 14 4 PM

CCDP Night at the Riverdogs

!Get ready for CCDP Night at the RiverDogs! Join us on August 14th, when we will serve unlimited hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, watermelon, and lemonade, water and soda, plus great seats for the big game! Kids 3 and under are free. Seating is limited, so get your tickets today!
You can purchase tickets by RSVPing below: RSVP Here>

2022 Candidate Information

2022 CHARLESTON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES

State Level Offices:
Governor:
Joe Cunningham (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)

U.S. Senate:
Krystle Matthews (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)

Secretary of State: Peggy Butler (WebsiteDonations)

State Superintendent of Education:
Lisa Ellis (WebsiteInstagramTwitterDonations)


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: Dave Artushin (WebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterDonations)
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.

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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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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