Special Events in Depth

Special Events in Depth

Council | Centennial 

COUNCIL 2020, May 2 and 12

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Council 2020 was held as two-part online video conference.

Part One: 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 2

A business meeting to consider
1. a proposed amendment to the LWVSC position on Local Government and Home Rule
2. the proposed 2020-2021 LWVSC 2020-2021 budget
3. local League direction to the state board

Part Two: 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 12

"A Primer on South Carolina's Primaries," presented by Gibbs Knotts and Jordan Ragusa, addresses SC's presidential primaries as well as the smaller, local primaries. "Why do we have primaries, how did the current system emerge, and what are the tradeoffs with alternative nominating systems?" A 45 minutes presentation followed by a 15 minute question and answer period. The session was recorded for viewing.  See below.

LWVSC Colloquium on Primaries
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State Council 2020 Handbook
Minutes, State Council 2020

SC Voter Efficacy Study
Addendum A - Compilation of some print vs digital research
Proposed Amendment to Local Government and Home Rule

Knotts-Ragusa Presentation May 12
Gibbs Knotts Bio
Jordan Ragusa Bio 




...THEREFORE, I, Henry McMaster, Governor of the great State of South Carolina, do hereby proclaim February 2020 as LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS CENTENNIAL MONTH throughout the state and encourage all South Carolinians to congratulate the League of Women Voters of South Carolina on the League's 100th anniversary.

                                                                                                         HENRY MCMASTER GOVERNOR
                                                                                                            STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

See the entire Proclamation Here.

Tuesday, Aug. 18 —Lieutenant Governor’s Press Conference, Statehouse

Tuesday, Aug. 18 — Dedication of the Grimke Sister's Mural, Spartanburg

Wednesday, Aug. 26 — Equality Day --  LWV Silent Vigil on the Statehouse Steps