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  • Jan 16, 2020

Candidate Profile: Jen Gibson

Jen Gibson, 2020 Candidate for South Carolina House District 99   Why did you choose Emerge? Emerge South Carolina made the most sense to me ...
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SC Group Pushing For More Women In Office: Says 2020 To ‘Mark A New Era’

In a state where very few women hold legislative offices, a new candidate training group is trying to change things in South Carolina. Emerge South ...
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  • Press Release
  • Jan 13, 2020
  • Emerge South Carolina

Emerge South Carolina Announces the Class of 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2020 MEDIA ...
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EMERGE SC LAUNCHES SCHOLARSHIP HONORING THE LEGACY OF HON. LIZ PATTERSON

All Democrats in South Carolina, especially those of us in the 4th Congressional District, owe a huge debt of thanks to the life and legacy of the ...
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  • Blog
  • Oct 14, 2019

Candidate Profile: Dorothy Dowe

Dorothy Dowe, 2019 Candidate for Greenville City Council   Why did you choose Emerge? I chose to apply for the Emerge program because I knew I ...
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  • Blog
  • Sep 19, 2019

Candidate Profile: Ashley Peele

Ashley Peele, 2019 Candidate for Mayor of North Charleston Why did you choose Emerge? Coming into my first race, I knew I was going to need some ...
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GOP Rep. Finlay draws two Democratic challengers for the first time

A pair of Columbia Democrats are planning to unseat veteran Republican state Rep. Kirkman Finlay in next year’s election, possibly setting up the ...
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Ashley Peele believes that North Charleston’s leader should reflect its varied culture

North Charleston mayoral candidate Ashley Peele is one of three people who have filed to unseat longtime incumbent Mayor Keith Summey in this ...
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Emerge SC graduates 14 future leaders

Applications open for Class of 2020 The Emerge class of 2019 graduated 14 future elected leaders in June, including four from Greenville County. The ...
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For 2020 field, South Carolina race pales next to Iowa frenzy

The 2020 Democratic presidential field swarmed Iowa to help a Cedar Falls school board member win a state Senate special election last week. But the ...
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