Who We Are

Berkeley County Democrats is the official Democratic Party in Berkeley County South Carolina.

Our mission is to increase Democratic participation in our communities by:

  • Identifying Democratic voters for our voter database
  • Educating voters on Democratic candidates
  • Increasing awareness of elections
  • Encouraging voter registration

We hold our monthly meetings in Moncks Corner. You can view our calendar here.

Please join us by completing the Sign Up form on the Home page. We look forward to meeting you!

About Our County Chair: Ralph Prioleau, Jr.

Ralph Prioleau, Jr., was born and raised in Saint Stephen, SC. He is happily married to Machelle Prioleau and they share three wonderful children: Taylor, Shonté, and Antwoine. Mr. Prioleau is a graduate of USC-Akien and Charleston School of Law where he secured a BA in Political Science and Juris Doctorate. He currently serves as the South Carolina Democratic Party Black Caucus Parliamentarian and Musician for the Ministries of Truth Tabernacle under Pastor H.E. Dixon. 

“It is my goal to always be an asset in my community and throughout the state and support all individuals despite our competing ideologies. We all have an obligation to work for the greater good and promote peace and prosperity.” — Ralph Prioleau 

County Officers

County Chair

Ralph Prioleau, Jr.

1st Vice Chair

Donna Cirincione

2nd Vice Chair

Sean McCawley

3rd Vice Chair

Joshua Hollington


Jacquelynn McCawley


Susan Paz

Executive Committee Person

Ethel Jefferson

Executive Committee Person

Eddie Bines

Alternate Executive Committee Person

Brandon Woodward