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Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Area Articles

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If you missed our last meeting, you can catch up here. Less than one year from the consequential 2024 election. We need to start now to make every vote count!

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The League of Women Voters believes that affordable and accessible health care must be made available to all South Carolinians. Maternal and infant morbidity rates are at an all-time high.

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Announcing virtual nonpartisan LWV Candidate Forums for local and state races! Mark your calendars and register here.

The League of Women Voters has been empowering voters since 1928 when the League held its first "Meet the Candidates" national radio broadcast ever in the United States. We are proud to continue this important role. We envision a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge, and the confidence to participate.

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A special non-partisan message from the LWVSC Director for Social and Racial Justice, Patricia Felton-Montgomery, Ed. D. for a great American hero. 

                               

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Voting in primaries especially important because legislators drew voting lines to benefit incumbents of both parties.

South Carolina Daily Gazette
By Lynn Teague

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The S. C. House of Representatives Ad Hoc Committee to Examine the Judicial Selection and Retention Process has begun its work. The Committee is chaired by Rep. Tommy Pope and includes representatives William Bailey, Micah Caskey, Brandon Guffey, Robby Robbins, Ivory Thigpen, Chris Wooten, Weston Newton, Justin Bamberg, Gilda Cobb-Hunter, Russell Ott, Annen Thayer and Spencer Wetmore.

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Member's Spotlight

Our treasurer, Kate Peralta, is from Hickory, North Carolina, and moved to Charleston to obtain her

Press Mention

Press Interview: WLTX News 19

The United States Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Wednesday regarding the redistricting of South Carolina's First Congressional District. The case centers around allegations of racial gerrymandering, with civil rights groups arguing that the district lines were drawn in a way that diluted the power of Black voters in the Charleston area. Lynn Teague, spokesperson for the League of Women Voters emphasized, " Black voters are being hurt, but all voters are not having their community being accurately represented."

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As the US Supreme Court docket moves Alexander v. South Carolina State Conference of NAACP closer to its Wednesday, October 11th hearing date, virtual talks on the impacts of those cases for South Carolina Black voters, and for the nation as a whole, are now available online. Among panelists featured: Lynn Teague, LWVSC Vice President, Issues & Action.