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 OF S. C. GOVERNOR'S PROCLAMATION
...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.
2020 is our centennial year, and Keller Barron is Chair of the LWVSC Centennial Task Force! If you are interested in volunteering to work on our celebration activities, please contact your local LWV league. And watch this space for news of upcoming events!