Democratic Party Platform

The following national Democratic platform was adopted in 2016. A full explanation of our platform may be downloaded by clicking this link:

DNC 2016 Platform

E Pluribus, Unum
Out of Many, We are One

Raise Incomes and Restore Economic Security for the Middle Class.

Fight for Economic Fairness and Against Inequality.

Bring Americans Together and Remove Barriers to Opportunities.

Protect Voting Rights, Fix our Campaign Finance System, and Restore Our Democracy.

Combat Climate Change, Build a Clean Energy Economy, and Secure Environmental Justice.

Provide Quality and Affordable Education.

Ensure the Health and Safety of All Americans.

Principled Leadership.

Support Our Troops and Keep Faith with Our Veterans.

Confront Global Threats.

Protect Our Values.

A Leader in the World.


Closer to home, the South Carolina Democratic Party adopted in full the DNC platform, and in addition, outlines the application of that Progressive platform within our own state by citing specific legislative goals. Learn about what we in South Carolina are working to achieve. If these ideas resonate with your idea of what a good and just society should be – please know that you are welcome to join us in our efforts.

Click here to Download the South Carolina Democratic Resolutions.