Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Clarendon County Democratic Party Meeting - August 2015


The Clarendon County Democratic Party is the local county affiliate of the South Carolina Democratic Party (SCDP). The local party meets the 1st Thursday of each month in Manning, S.C.

The Clarendon Democrats met this past week at Bassard’s Pond House, 4162 Rev. J.W. Carter Road in the Ram Bay community of Clarendon County. SC Senator Kevin Johnson was on hand to give a brief overview of the past legislative session and plans for the next session, e.g. Roads, domestic violence, economic development, police body-cams, healthcare. He praised the legislature for their actions related to the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of our state capitol.

A statement by SC Representative Robert Ridgeway III was then read and entered into the minutes. This was followed by a presentation emphasizing the need to build up the local parties information and communication infrastructure as we head into the 2016 election cycle. Specifically, the need to work on the Clarendon County Democatic Party Facebook page, Twitter, web site, ...

Attendees were urged to bring a friend to the next meeting. Efforts will also be made to ensure precinct representatives attend the monthly meetings whenever they can. The meeting came to a close just as a major storm rolled across the county.

The following are key links to state and county Democratic Party web sites and social media pages:

The South Carolina Democratic Party (SCDP) is the state affiliate of the national Democratic Party. It is headquartered in Columbia, S.C.


The Clarendon County Democratic Party is the local county affiliate of the SC Democratic Party. Within the county, there are 26 precincts.



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