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South Carolina Democrats Announce Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm as Special Guest for Annual Blue Palmetto Event

Apr 17, 2023

The South Carolina Democratic Party announced former two-term governor of Michigan and political commentator, Jennifer Granholm will serve as the special guest speaker for the 2023 SCDP Blue Palmetto: Bling or Jeans on Friday, April 28 at the SC State Fairgrounds Moore building in Columbia, South Carolina.

Granholm made history in Michigan as the first woman elected Attorney General and then Governor for two terms. Jennifer Granholm is a special guest for this event. Her participation is not a solicitation of funds.

“Jennifer Granholm is a fighter and a history-maker and we are honored to have her as our special guest speaker for SCDP’s Blue Palmetto dinner,” said South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Trav Robertson Jr. “As South Carolina Democrats come together in anticipation of our first in the nation primary, we’re excited to hear from a national Democratic thought leader who will energize us for the months ahead — Not only as we work toward beating the 2024 MAGA agenda, but to unite us in our efforts to elect Democrats up and down the ballot.”

Event and ticket purchase information is available for the public at

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