Hillary Clinton’s official nomination for president by the Democratic Party marked a historic day for the country. But some Georgia delegates at the National Democratic Convention had mixed feelings about the nominee. Macon resident Fred Swann, chairman of the 8th Congressional District for Georgia’s Democratic, described how it felt to be on the floor after Clinton received enough votes Tuesday to be named the Democratic candidate.
As the hot sun rose over Philadelphia on Wednesday morning, California delegates started off the third day of the Democratic National Convention with breakfast at the delegation hotel. Politicians from across California took to the stage during breakfast to rally delegates behind Hillary Clinton.
Bernie Sanders won an overwhelming majority of Idaho delegates in the Demcratic caucus, but superdelegate Van Beechler publicly announced herself undeclared. She remained undecided until Tuesday night’s vote for the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee, when she cast her vote for Clinton. “I was on the fence,” Beechler said.
Newly appointed Democratic National Chair and Ohio congresswoman Marcia Fudge spoke at the Wednesday, July 27, 2016 SC Delegate morning breakfast. Here she talks about what a woman in the presidency means to her.
After the Democratic Party officially named Hillary Clinton as its nominee for president, some Bernie Sanders supporters at the convention staging a walkout in protest. But Sanders delegates from Manatee-Sarasota did not join. “When things come to an end you need to close a door, move on and find a new direction,” Sanders delegate David Beaton of Sarasota said Wednesday.
Carolyn Boyce, national committeewoman for the Idaho Democratic Party, is the lone supporter of Hillary Clinton among Idaho’s superdelegates. In a state that voted overwhelmingly for Bernie Sanders in its March Democratic caucus, Boyce’s position is unpopular. Idaho gave Sanders 18 of its 23 elected delegates.
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