Summerville, S.C. – August 18, 2023
Excitement is building as Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy heads to Dorchester County for a big event this Saturday. He’s set to be a headline speaker at the Dorchester County GOP fundraiser, called the Faith, Family & Freedom Dinner. This event has been sold out with around 300 people expected to attend, all ready to show their support.
At the same time, Democratic Presidential Candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is making his rounds in South Carolina, adding to the political energy in the state. Kennedy had been focusing on Iowa before, even making appearances at the Iowa state fair.
Rivalry Sparks as Vivek Ramaswamy Takes Center Stage in Dorchester County GOP Fundraiser
The Dorchester County Republican Chairman, Steven Wright, is really excited about Ramaswamy’s visit. In an interview with News 2, he shared that Ramaswamy is doing well in the polls, often coming in second or third place. Wright called him a rising star in the Republican party and expressed his excitement to have Ramaswamy as the keynote speaker for this year’s event.
The South Carolina Democratic Party is preparing a written response to Ramaswamy’s visit, indicating the attention that his appearance is getting. On the other side, the Dorchester Democratic Party decided not to give an interview, keeping their plans a mystery for now.
As we approach the 5:30 PM start time on Saturday, all eyes are on Dorchester County. With Ramaswamy’s speech and the presence of Kennedy in the state, it’s a moment of heightened political activity. South Carolina has a history of playing a crucial role in elections, making this clash of events even more important. The stage is set for a showdown of words and ideas that could have a significant impact on the political landscape.