Ingenuity and elbow grease for delegates getting to Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

Kansas delegates cutting costs for the Democratic National Convention

Twenty-one-year-old Reece Rogers of Wichita would do almost anything to get to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia – even if it took ingenuity and a little elbow grease.

Paige Gross is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for The Wichita Eagle.

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.

Friends, relatives and strangers helping DNC delegates defray travel costs

Vermont delegates crowdfund their way to Democratic convention | VTDigger

At least nine Vermont delegates are using crowdfunding to offset the costs of attending the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia later this month. They are part of a national trend. Delegates are expected to pay their own convention-related expenses.


Liora Engel-Smith is reporting from the Temple DNC News Bureau in Philadelphia for VTDigger.org.