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Acceptance Speech of BCDP Chair Mayra Rivera-Vazquez -  January 2018

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March 2018

September 2019

SCDP Chair Trav Robertson on MSNBC

Robertson discusses presidential politics and South Carolina.  Click Here.

October 2019

February 2018

October 2019 - La Isla Magazine

Democratic Politics in Beaufort County

Demographics of Beaufort County:

  • Total Population                                        186,844

  • Percent Change (2010-2018)                   15.2 percent

  • Percent Population White                        77 percent

  • Percent Population Black                         19 percent

  • Percent Population Hispanic                   11 percent 

  • Percent Population Asian                         1 percent

  • Median Household Income                      $60, 603.00

  • Living Below Poverty Level                        11 percent (largest poverty population, females 25-34)

2018 Mid Term Elections Demographics:

(Voter Participation)

  • 54.04 percent of eligible registered voters compared to 43.93 percent in 2014

  • Increase in the number of Black voters by 2,412, but a decrease in the percentage of all voters by 1.5 percent

  • Increase in the number of Hispanic voters from 321 in 2014 to 1031 in 2018 with an increased percentage of all voters from .6 percent to 1.5 percent

(Results)

  • Over 8,000 new registered voters in 2018

  • 58.6 percent voter participation (higher than any other mid-term elections) with 5th larges county turnout in Souh Carolina

  • Over 30,000 voter contacts through phone, postcards, and canvassing

  • Percentage of voting participation increased in ALL precincts in Beaufort County (85 precincts)

  • Percentage of  Democratic votes increased in ALL precincts in Beaufort County

  • On average, Democratic candidates garnered between 40-48 percent of the vote compared to previous elections where Democratic candidates received between 28-35 percent of the total vote.

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