Delivery of Open Letter to Superdelegates - Rights and Democracy

Delivery of Open Letter to Superdelegates

What: Press conference: “Rights & Democracy To Deliver 5,000 Petition Signatures Calling for VT Superdelegates to Vote for Sanders”
 
Who: Rights & Democracy representatives and supporters. Speakers include RAD board member Brittany Nevins, Vermont musician Bret Hughes, Shyla Nelson, Founder of the One Earth. One Voice campaign, and David Blittersdorf, Founder and CEO of AllEarth Renewables. A representative from Senator Leahy’s office has been invited to attend as well.
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Why:
A growing movement in Vermont demands our state’s Democratic superdelegates listen to the resounding will of the Democratic primary electorate. We will deliver an open letter signed by more than five thousand Vermonters, calling on superdelegates U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy, Governor Peter Shumlin, Former Governor and Former DNC Chair Howard Dean, and Democratic National Committeewoman Billi Gosh to cast their vote in accordance with the 86.1% of Vermonters who supported Senator Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primaries.
 
Since this letter was first made public, one of its recipients, Senator Patrick Leahy has “clarified” his position, saying he will vote for the candidate who has won the majority of pledged delegates at the end of the primary season. At the press conference, Vermont community leaders will announce a petition effort to call on the rest of the superdelegates to join Leahy in this new stance. The new effort also urges DNC convention delegates to work for the elimination of the undemocratic superdelegate system all together.

Social Media:
Follow @RightsVT,
#ListenToThePeople
WHEN
April 20, 2016 at 12pm - 1pm
WHERE
Democracy Sculpture Outside Main Street Federal Building, Burlington VT
31 RSVPS
Brittany Nevins Will Brown Erin Stillson Wolf James Haslam rebecca kodis Steve May Ian Hemley Elise Greaves Jeanette Bacevius Abdullah Sall Mark Drudge

Who's RSVPing

Brittany Nevins
Will Brown
Erin Stillson Wolf
James Haslam
rebecca kodis
Steve May
Ian Hemley
Elise Greaves
Jeanette Bacevius
Abdullah Sall
Mark Drudge

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  • Brittany Nevins
    rsvped 2016-04-20 01:37:58 -0400
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  • Erin Stillson Wolf
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  • James Haslam
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  • rebecca kodis
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  • Steve May
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  • Ian Hemley
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  • Elise Greaves
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  • Jeanette Bacevius
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  • Abdullah Sall
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  • Mark Drudge
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