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V.I. Delegation to Leave for Democratic National Convention

Members of the Virgin Islands Delegation to the Democratic National Convention (DNC) will travel to Philadelphia this weekend. Members include:
Super Delegates: Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett, Cecil Benjamin, Democratic State Chair Riise Richards, Vice Chair Carol Burke, National Committeewoman Emmett Hansen, National Committeeman
Elected Delegates: Donna M. Christensen (delegation chair), Edgar Baker Phillips (St. Thomas district chair), Sen. Janette Millin Young, Clement Cain Magras, Pamela Eckstein, Robert Rios and Ernest Morris Esq.
Alternate: Sonia Boyce
Page: Clyde de Jean Charles
Former Senator Adlah "Foncie" Donastorg is attending as interim executive director of the Territorial Committee
Delegation Members of Standing Committees: Emmett Hansen, (Platform Committee), Sen. Millin Young (Credentials Committee) and Cain Magras (Rules Committee).
Former Delegate to Congress Christensen was appointed to the Rules Committee by the DNC Chair. We are looking forward to an exciting, spirited, unifying convention that will clearly demonstrate why Hillary Clinton should be the next President of the United States. She is clearly the most qualified and knowledgeable, and she has a great vision for our country. Despite the barrage of negatives thrown at her over the past 20 years or more, she is the candidate we can best trust to steer the ship of state with a steady hand and provide the leadership needed here and around the world. We in the Virgin Islands are proud to boast that our caucus was the only one which gave 100 percent of our votes to Hillary. Meetings begin over the weekend, but the actual convention begins on Monday, July 25.

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