SCDP CHAIR STATEMENT ON TRUMP THREAT TO SC JOBS

For Immediate Release May 26, 2017 SCDP CHAIR STATEMENT ON TRUMP THREAT TO SC JOBS  Columbia, SC – South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Trav Robertson released the following statement on President Trump’s remark to European Union leaders that Germany is “very bad” for selling cars in the United States and that he is going to “stop that.” [...]

By | May 26th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

SCDP CHAIR STATEMENT ON 5TH DISTRICT REPUBLICAN PRIMARY RUNOFF RESULT

Columbia, SC – South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Trav Robertson released the following statement on the Republican primary runoff in the 5th Congressional District special election, which was won by Ralph Norman: “I congratulate Ralph Norman on becoming the Republican nominee.  Now all 5th District voters look forward to hearing whether he supports the efforts [...]

By | May 17th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

Important Information on May 16 Special Election Primary Runoffs

If you live in the 5th Congressional District and/or State House District 70, please read the information below, provided by the South Carolina State Election Commission:   The Congressional District 5 Special Election and the House District 70 Special Election are two separate elections with separate nominating processes, which means voters can make separate choices [...]

By | May 15th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

Happy Mother’s Day

Today we thank the women who brought us into the world and have worked so hard to make us the people we are.  We celebrate their remarkable selflessness, knowing we cannot do so adequately in a single day. As we thank our own mothers, we also reflect on how we can support all mothers.  Because we know [...]

By | May 14th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

SCDP CHAIR STATEMENT ON ROADS BILL VETO OVERRIDE

Columbia, SC – South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Trav Robertson released the following statement on the General Assembly’s override of Governor Henry McMaster’s veto of legislation that will raise the state gas tax to pay for road repairs: “The passage of this bill over the governor’s veto will make our roads smoother and safer while [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

Jennifer Lariscey, Democratic Nominee in SC House District 84

On Tuesday, May 30, 20 days from today, Aiken County voters who live in State House District 84 will go to the polls in a special election for a new state representative.  To check whether you live in District 84, see the adjacent district map, or visit www.scstatehouse.gov and enter your address at the bottom left.  The Democratic [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

SCDP CHAIR STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF ROADS BILL BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Columbia, SC – South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Trav Robertson released the following statement on the General Assembly’s passage of a bill to raise the state gas tax to pay for road repairs: “I applaud Democrats in the General Assembly for staying together and fighting for long overdue improvements to our roads and bridges.  With [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

SCDP CHAIR STATEMENT ON RESIGNATION OF STATE REPRESENTATIVE HAROLD MITCHELL

Columbia, SC – South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Trav Robertson released the following statement on the resignation of State Representative Harold Mitchell: “Our thoughts and prayers go out to Representative Mitchell and his family.  He has been a tireless advocate for the people of Spartanburg, and it is good to hear that he plans to [...]

By | May 5th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

Introducing the SCDP Transition Committee

I am pleased to announce the creation of the 2017 SCDP Transition Committee.  The Transition Committee will evaluate the SCDP organization across the board and make recommendations to SCDP officers.  The Committee will work thoroughly and expeditiously so that we can effectively move forward and focus on the special elections across the state. The members of the [...]

By | May 5th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

Stop Trumpcare in the Senate & the 5th District

Trumpcare has passed the House.  Mark Sanford, Joe Wilson, Jeff Duncan, Trey Gowdy, and Tom Rice should be ashamed of themselves.  If this bill is enacted into law, more than 20 million Americans will lose health insurance, and thousands will die prematurely.  Trumpcare would return to the days when having a pre-existing condition means you can’t get coverage. [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments