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VOTE DERRICK QUARLES

FOR SOUTH CAROLINA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 

DISTRICT 25

"Empowering the people"

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WHY I'M RUNNING:

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Empowering the people of 
south carolina

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 ISSUES

Mass incarceration disproportionately impacts Black and poor people. With over 29,175 South Carolinians behind bars, I am committed to educating the...

As an advocate for education, I want to see an increase access to COVID vaccines and providing protection in classroom from COVID-19. I support academic freedom and will work to develop laws that increase...

DJJ has been underfunded far too long. Youth are not receiving adequate rehabilitation services.  Staff are working long hours. I am committed to working with the Director and entire agency to restore hope...

Gentrification in District 25 has forced low-income families out, oftentimes with no place to call home. When elected to serve District 25, I will meet with developers, city and county officials to secure housing...

I support the full legalization and regulation of marijuana for responsible adult use. South Carolina should join the growing number of states that have legalized, regulated, and taxed marijuana.

Currently, our state is ranked “low” in terms of equality for members of the LGBTQ+ community.

As a member of the SC House of Representatives, I will always stand with LGBTQ+ South Carolinians. Specifically:

With 515,000 individuals without healthcare coverage and hospitals turning patients away due to no insurance, healthcare is a top priority. Additionally, after the 2020 pandemic, we must increase access to...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said it best, "Access to abortion is a woman's autonomous charge of her full life's course... her ability to stand in relation to man, society, and the state as an independent, self-sustaining, equal citizen."

Having had the opportunity to be mentored by the late John Lewis, I understand that the right to vote is sacred. We should be making voting easier, not harder for Americans. This is especially true for working people and single parents.