SC Equality PAC Announces 1st Round of Endorsements for 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The SC Equality PAC, the political action committee of SC Equality, the statewide LGBTQ civil rights group, has weighed in with it’s 1st round of endorsements for state and local races for the 2020 season. And in a state that consistently ranks in the bottom tier for LGBTQ rights, the decisions on which candidates who will champion LGBTQ causes are crucial.

The list includes 69 of the state’s leaders (42 incumbents seeking re-election and 27 challengers seeking to fill seats in the legislature) who would work to achieve equality for LGBTQ residents and their families. In addition, one local endorsement was included in this 1st round.

Executive Director of SC Equality said in a press release that it’s crucial to have a pro-equality majority in South Carolina’s government.

“For the past two years, we’ve watched every bill that would improve the lives of LGBTQ South Carolinians get voted down in our state legislature,” said Ayers. “It’s our hope South Carolina will become a better place to live for its LGBTQ population by removing daily difficulties for its transgender residents, prohibiting conversion therapy and blocking harmful religious exemption bills.”

SC Equality PAC is in the middle of it’s endorsement process and will be rolling out it’s next list of endorsements in the coming weeks. SC Equality Coalition, the political advocacy arm of SC Equality, will be announcing it’s endorsements for federal offices tomorrow, Wednesday, September 9, 2020.

The list of endorsements can be found in the 2020 LGBTQ Voter Guide (which will be updated as new endorsements are announced) by clicking the link below.

2020 LGBTQ Voter Guide

SC Equality PAC Announces 1st Round of Endorsements for 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The SC Equality PAC, the political action committee of SC Equality, the statewide LGBTQ civil rights group, has weighed in with it’s 1st round of endorsements for state and local races for the 2020 season. And in a state that consistently ranks in the bottom tier for LGBTQ rights, the decisions on which candidates who will champion LGBTQ causes are crucial.

The list includes 69 of the state’s leaders (42 incumbents seeking re-election and 27 challengers seeking to fill seats in the legislature) who would work to achieve equality for LGBTQ residents and their families. In addition, one local endorsement was included in this 1st round.

Executive Director of SC Equality said in a press release that it’s crucial to have a pro-equality majority in South Carolina’s government.

“For the past two years, we’ve watched every bill that would improve the lives of LGBTQ South Carolinians get voted down in our state legislature,” said Ayers. “It’s our hope South Carolina will become a better place to live for its LGBTQ population by removing daily difficulties for its transgender residents, prohibiting conversion therapy and blocking harmful religious exemption bills.”

SC Equality PAC is in the middle of it’s endorsement process and will be rolling out it’s next list of endorsements in the coming weeks. SC Equality Coalition, the political advocacy arm of SC Equality, will be announcing it’s endorsements for federal offices tomorrow, Wednesday, September 9, 2020.

The list of endorsements can be found in the 2020 LGBTQ Voter Guide (which will be updated as new endorsements are announced) by clicking the link below.

2020 LGBTQ Voter Guide
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