Bellingham delegate finally touches down in Philadelphia

‘A long time coming’ as Bellingham delegate arrives in Philly

Dallas Roberts, 23, was running on about an hour of sleep when he arrived in Philadelphia on Sunday morning, July 24, for the Democratic National Convention. His red-eye flight from Seattle to Newark, N.J., was less than ideal – Roberts was stuck in the emergency exit row behind a crying toddler.

Michaela Winberg is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The Bellingham Herald.

Experienced delegate says there are ways to be frugal at the DNC

Going to Philly for the convention? Delegates turn to the crowd for help

Dallas Roberts needed some help paying for his trip to Philadelphia later this month. The Western Washington University alum was selected to be a delegate at the Democratic National Convention, so he decided to turn to GoFundMe – a popular crowd-funding site.

Michaela Winberg is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The Bellingham Herald.