V.I. Democrats Prepare for 2016 National Convention

 Leah D. Daugherty, CEO of the 2016 Democratic National Convention, has been extending congratulatory letters to state and territorial delegations who will be attending this historic event. As delegates are preparing to travel to Philadelphia, the Virgin Islands delegation is planning to promote and showcase not only political views and issues, but the culture and heritage of the Virgin Islands.

The Call of the Democratic Convention will begin on July 25 with an impressive agenda when Democrats nominate Hillary Clinton, the presumptive nominee, as its candidate for president of the United States. The Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands’ official delegation includes the following individuals:

Dr. Donna Christensen, Delegation Chair
Super Delegates
Stacey Plaskett, Delegate to Congress
Cecil Benjamin, State Chair
Riise Richards, Vice Chair
Carol Burke, National Committee Woman
Emmett Hansen, National Committeeman
Senator Janette Millin-Young
Pamela Eckstein
Clement Magras
Edgar Baker
Robert Rios
Attorney Ernest Morris
Sonia Boyce (Alternate)
Clyde De Jean Charles, Page
Senate President Neville James (highest ranking local elected official)
Gary Molloy (acting executive director/point of contact)

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