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7th Congressional district Democratic convention chooses delegates


bg.jpgI was selected to serve as a pledge delegate for the Montgomery County Democratic Party. I then represented our county at the Tennessee 7th Congressional District Democratic Party Convention, which was held on February 23, 2008 in Decaturville TN.

In the two weeks leading up to this event, I found myself bombarded with emails, resumes, political bio’s, as well as campaign novelties from potential candidates supporting Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. They were trying to get myself and the other 141 delegates from across the district to select them to serve as a delegates for the state of Tennessee at the National Democratic Convention which will be held later this year in Denver Colorado.

obama-delegates-from-montgomery-county.jpgI personally support Barack Obama. However, this did not stop delegates and supporters of Hillary Clinton from attempting to get me to lobby on her behalf. Whew! For a little while the action was like my being in the middle of the New York stock exchange. However, when I got the hang of it, I found the rules to be quite simple. «Read the rest of this article»

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