Democratic Club

South of the Broad 
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BECOME A VOLUNTEER
There are many ways to volunteer during the elections and beyond.
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BECOME A MEMBER 

Join the Democratic Club SOB for social and political events.

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NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS 
VIRTUAL SPEAKER LUNCHEON
Rosemounda “Peggy” Butler
Democratic Candidate for Secretary of State
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Tuesday, October 11 , 2022, 11:30 am

Peggy is a disabled Gulf War Veteran, served as an Army nurse, was the first African American on the West Columbia City Council and then was the first female Mayor Pro Tem of West Columbia. She has dedicated her life to service and is eager to bring that commitment to the Secretary of State’s office and make South Carolina one of the top states in America to do business.

There is no charge, but reservations are required at our website.  You will get an email containing the link the day before the meeting. On Tuesday, October 11th, click on the link in the email to join us on Zoom.

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BCDP Blue Bash
Get Out the Vote Rally

Sunday, October 9, 2022

Bluffton Oyster Factory Park, 63 Wharf St, Bluffton, SC

The Beaufort County Democratic Party's Blue Bash is back! This year, something looks a little different- all of the candidates appearing at the Blue Bash are women! In honor of our women running for office and the women nationwide who are fighting for the freedom to control their personal health care decisions, the Blue Bash has gone PINK this year!

Join Beaufort County Dems at the Oyster Factory Park to support our candidates, enjoy food trucks, and DJ O.j. Driessen, and have a great afternoon together down by the beautiful May River.

Joe Cunningham's running mate and candidate for Lt. Governor, Tally Casey will be attending, alongside the woman who will take back CD 01 for the Lowcountry, candidate for Congress Dr. Annie Andrews, candidate for Superintendent of Education Lisa Ellis, candidate for Secretary of State Rosemounda "Peggy" Butler, for SC House District 124 in Beaufort Barb Nash and many other fantastic candidates.

Wear your best t-shirts, make signs supporting women or a cause close to your heart, and come on to this year's PINK (Blue) Bash!

2022 ELECTION NEWS
KEY VOTING DATES

Friday, October 7 - Last day to register to vote in person

Sunday, October 9 - Last day to register online  to vote

Tuesday, October 11 – Deadline to register to vote by mail

Monday, October 24 – Early voting for all begins

Friday, October 28 – Deadline to apply absentee-by-mail ballot

Saturday, November 5 – Last day for Early Voting

Tuesday, November 8 – Election Day

ELECTION EVENTS

HHI Town Council Candidate Forum on the Future of the HHI Parks and Rec - September 28, 6:00 -8:30 pm, 20 Wilborn Rd, HHI, SC.

Mayoral Candidate Forum - October 5, 2022, 6:00 to 7:30 - pm,  Town Council Chamber Room, 1 Town Center Court, HHI and broadcast on the County Channel.

Blue Bash – Get out the Vote Rally, Meet the Candidates -

Sunday, October 9, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm More...

Lt. Governor Debate - November 2, 7:00 pm- Broadcast on SCETV or Livestream on SCETV's website or Facebook or YouTube Channel

 

HHI Town Council Candidate Forum - October 12, 2022, 6:00 to 7:30 pm, Town Council Chamber Room, 1 Town Center Court, HHI and broadcast on the County Channel.

!st Congressional District Debate - October 19, Details TBA

Governor's Debate - October 26 at 7 pm hosted by South Carolina ETV and the Charleston Post and Courier. Broadcast on SCETV or Livestream on SCETV's website or Facebook or YouTube Channel

Sea Pines POA Meet the Candidates - Town Council Ward 5 Candidates Meet & Greet - November 2, 5:00 pm at the Sea Pines Community Center, 71 Lighthouse Rd, Suite# 120.

Superintendent of Education Debate - November 2, 7:00 pm- Broadcast on SCETV or Livestream on SCETV's website or Facebook or YouTube Channel

ELECTION VOLUNTEERS

Please volunteer now! Click on the link below to join our ranks of volunteers.

Information about voting in Beaufort County includes how to register to vote, how to vote in person on election day, vote early or absentee by mail.

Several months before each election, the League of Women Voters website, VOTE411.org, assembles excellent information about all candidates in national and local elections. You can compare the candidates' positions on a variety of issues and build a personalized sample ballot.

VIDEO OF PAST EVENTS

Annie Andrews vs Nancy Mace - Post & Courier Video from September 15th.  Watch Video

TAKING ACTION NOW!
DINING WITH DEMS
WE NEED HOSTS!

We need to start fundraising to ger ready for the next election! Dining With Dems is a lot of fun and a very important piece of our fundraising. You can help by volunteering to host a Dining With Dems event at your home. If you are interested, please use our Contact Form and Sally Nicastre will contact you.

We would really love to host some of these events in Bluffton. If you are one of our Bluffton supporters, we hope you will consider volunteering.  

BEAUFORT COUNTY POLITICS

The Beaufort County Politics page includes maps of all relevant electoral districts in Beaufort County as well as a list of all incumbents in most elected positions in the County.