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Democratic convention delegates chosen

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Following is the slate of Democratic National Convention delegates chosen from Arkansas yesterday. The Obama primary protest vote scored page one in the daily newspaper again today, helped by the Democratic Party's poor PR decision to close part of the delegate selection process to the public. They apparently needn't have bothered. Only two people had expressed interest in being delegates for the protest candidate John Wolfe in the first place and they were sufficiently discouraged from attending by the party's earlier ruling that the protest candidate hadn't met party rules to qualify for delegates. The John Wolfe saga will continue in court.

DEMOCRATIC PARTY NEWS RELEASE

At the Democratic Party of Arkansas Special State Convention today, the delegation to represent Arkansas at the 2012 Democratic National Convention was selected. The following people will serve as delegates to the 2012 Democratic National Convention to nominate President Barack Obama as our Democratic nominee for president.

Alternate First Kenneth Cross, Crittenden
Alternate Third D'andre Jones. Washington

At-Large Alternate Second Dianne Curry, Pulaski

At-Large Delegate Fourth Don Davies, Clark
At-Large Delegate Fourth Gloria Dupree, Garland
At-Large Delegate Second Wanda Bynum Ashley, Pulaski
At-Large Delegate Second Charles Cervantes, Pulaski
At-Large Delegate Second Robert Wayne Estes, Pulaski
At-Large Delegate Second Janet Johnson-Henderson, Pulaski
At-Large Delegate Second Lottie Shackelford, Pulaski
At-Large Delegate Second Jason Christopher Smedley, Pulaski
At-Large Delegate Second Sarah Thomas, Pulaski
At-Large Delegate Third Virginia Waldon, Sebastian
At-Large Delegate Third Glenda Patterson, Washington

Elected Delegate First Kedrin Edgerson, Craighead
Elected Delegate First Juanita Houston Pruitt, Cross
Elected Delegate First Weldon Roberts, Greene
Elected Delegate First Jan Paschal, Jackson
Elected Delegate First Gary Phillips, Mississippi
Elected Delegate First Jack B. Crumbly, St. Francis
Elected Delegate First Ozaree Twillie, St. Francis
Elected Delegate First Ernestine Weaver, St. Francis
Elected Delegate Fourth Anna Farris, Clark
Elected Delegate Fourth Tommy Roebuck, Clark
Elected Delegate Fourth Jorge Garcia, Garland
Elected Delegate Fourth Karen Garcia, Garland
Elected Delegate Fourth Norma L Newman, Garland
Elected Delegate Fourth Clementine Bass, Jefferson
Elected Delegate Fourth Carl A Redus, Jr, Jefferson
Elected Delegate Fourth Chris Burks, Union
Elected Delegate Second Drew Aston, Pulaski
Elected Delegate Second, W. Jay Barth, Pulaski
Elected Delegate Second Sheila Castin, Pulaski
Elected Delegate Second Joyce Elliott, Pulaski
Elected Delegate Second, Richard Hutchinson, Pulaski
Elected Delegate Second Darrell Stephens, Pulaski
Elected Delegate Second Lynette Vinson, Pulaski
Elected Delegate Second Jean Wallace, Pulaski
Elected Delegate Third Thurman Metcalf, Benton
Elected Delegate Third Charles Alison, Washington
Elected Delegate Third Diane Bryant, Washington
Elected Delegate Third Tyler Clark, Washington
Elected Delegate Third Maria Baez de Hicks, Washington
Elected Delegate Third J.P. Peters, Washington
Elected Delegate Third Berta L Seitz, Washington

PLEO First Steven B Jones, Crittenden
PLEO Fourth Kasey L Summerville, Clark
PLEO Second Jessica Xan DeLoach, Pulaski
PLEO Second Eric McDaniel, Pulaski
PLEO Second Kathy Webb, Pulaski

Super Delegates
Governor Mike Beebe
Congressman Mike Ross
Senator Mark Pryor
Dawne Vandiver
Will Bond
Dustin McDaniel (DNC)
Don Beavers, Pulaski (DNCCM)
Krystal Thrailkill, Polk (DNCCW)

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