As you know, the Labor Party launched a bold campaign last December to implement an electoral strategy in South Carolina - to win ballot access, build a state party and run candidates. Today, we are pleased to announce that 10,000 South Carolinians have signed our petition in support of Labor Party ballot access!
"I am excited," says Donna Dewitt, president of the SC AFL-CIO, "that we have reached the 10,000 signature threshold and am encouraged by the enthusiastic reception from union members and from the general public. And it especially means a lot to me as a trade unionist that the campaign is generating support all across the country. We are well on our way to being the first state in the nation where workers can vote for a real party of our own."
Although reaching 10,000 signatures marks an important threshold, we need a cushion of several thousand more signatures to ensure that we meet the state election commission's rather onerous requirements. "Our brothers and sisters in South Carolina are willing to stand on the front lines to make this happen," says National Organizer Mark Dudzic. "But they need your support! Please help make this happen!"
Help us get needed resources into the field in South Carolina by making a contribution to the South Carolina Ballot Access Campaign.
Contribute Today! - click here or go to http://www.thelaborparty.org/j_index2.html.
If you prefer to contribute by mail, please send a check made payable to Labor Party (write South Carolina in the memo line) and mail to Labor Party, PO Box 53177, Washington, DC 20009.
If you have contributed recently, please accept our sincere thanks.
For more information on the South Carolina campaign, please visit http//:www.thelaborparty.org
Thank you for your support!