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Sarah Zambon wraps up her series of blog posts about serving as a delegate representing Western North Carolina at the Democratic National Convention. This post also includes a live Twitter feed with locals’ observations and thoughts on the convention.
Now that the Democratic National Convention is over, Xpress reporter Caitlin Byrd has rounded up tweets, photos, video and more from the local voices at the Democratic National Convention this week with Storify. These are their stories and experiences on the ground. (Photo by Jake Frankel)
Two young local Democratic Party activists — Sarah Zambon and Parker Sloan — are delegates to the party’s convention in Charlotte, and plan to take the energy and message they see there back home.
Following news earlier today that the Democratic National Convention Committee was moving President Barack Obama’s Thursday, Sept. 6, speech indoors due to weather concerns, the Buncombe County Democratic Party cancelled its plans to bus roughly 100 local supporters to Charlotte to attend it.
This post features an aggregated Twitter feed of dispatches from and about the Democratic National Convention happening this week in Charlotte, N.C.
A round up of some of this week’s local political news: Meadows spoke in Tampa and the national conventions loomed large; Asheville stuck with its water referendum; a poll showed Ramsey’s ahead; and more.
Buncombe County Democrats are partnering with the Asheville Convention and Visitors Bureau to try to lure political tourists to the area before and during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, which takes place Sept. 3-6. UPDATED As of Aug. 29, this event has been cancelled.