Macon County Democrats sent at least 23 local Democrats to the Democratic National Convention. This is the largest number of Macon County residents to attend any National Convention.
In addition, this is the first time three delegates and one alternate have ever been elected to attend a National Convention from Macon County.
The convention was held in Charlotte, from Sept. 3 through Sept. 6.
Pictured are some of the local residents preparing to leave for the convention (L-R) Susie Ledford, Barb Morris (Democratic county treasurer), Casey Ledford, Justin Conley (delegate), Bob Cabe, Elizabeth Cabe, Cindy Solesbee, Charles Gorgoglione, Gayle Moller, Ed Morris (party chairman), Keith Curtis, Geraldine Livingston.
Not pictured, Bob and Elaine McCollum (both delegates), Corey Duvall (alternate delegate), Faviola Olvera (county secretary), Paula Gogoglione, Margaret and Vic Perry, Maura Morris, Karen Hawk, Dwight Martin and Jim Moller.