Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes to speak at DNC

07/21/2016 04:02 PM

The Democratic National Convention Committee announced Thursday afternoon a list of speakers who will address the convention in Philadelphia next week. So far, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is the only Kentuckian on the list.
The DNC statement says leaders were chosen “to speak about their support for Clinton’s vision of an America that is stronger together and where the economy works for everyone, not just those at the top.” They say more speakers will be announced in the coming days.

Here is their list in alphabetical order:
• State Representative Raumesh Akbari (Tennessee)
• Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (Ohio)
• Congressman Xavier Becerra (California)
• Columbia, SC Mayor Steve Benjamin
• Senator Cory Booker (New Jersey)
• Senator Barbara Boxer (California)
• Congressman Brendan Boyle (Pennsylvania)
• Congressman Bob Brady (Pennsylvania)
• Governor Jerry Brown (California)
• Senator Sherrod Brown (Ohio)
• Senator Bob Casey (Pennsylvania)
• Congressman Joaquin Castro (Texas)
• Congressman James Clyburn (South Carolina)
• Congressman Joseph Crowley (New York)
• Governor Andrew Cuomo (New York)
• Governor Mark Dayton (Minnesota)
• Former Governor Howard Dean (Vermont)
• New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio
• Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan
• Majority Leader State Representative Crisanta Duran (Colorado)
• Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (New Mexico)
• Chillicothe, OH Mayor Luke Feeney
• State Representative Peggy Flanagan (Minnesota)
• Senator Al Franken (Minnesota)
• Congressman Ruben Gallego (Arizona)
• Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
• Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords & Captain Mark Kelly (Arizona)
• Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (New York)
• Tallahassee, FL Mayor Andrew Gillum
• Former Governor Jennifer Granholm (Michigan)
• Congressman Luis Gutierrez (Illinois)
• Former Senator Tom Harkin (Iowa)
• Democratic State Party Chair Jaime Harrison (South Carolina)
• Governor John Hickenlooper (Colorado)
• Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (Texas)
• Senator Tim Kaine (Virginia)
• Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney
• State Senator Ruben Kihuen (Nevada)
• Senator Amy Klobuchar (Minnesota)
• Congressman Ted Lieu (California)
• Congresswoman Nita Lowey (New York)
• Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (Kentucky)
• Governor Terry McAuliffe (Virginia)
• Congresswoman Gwen Moore (Wisconsin)
• Senator Chris Murphy (Connecticut)
• Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom (California)
• Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (Washington, DC)
• Former Governor Martin O’Malley (Maryland)
• House Minority Leader Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi
• Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed
• Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (Nevada)
• Congressman Adam Schiff (California)
• Senator Chuck Schumer (New York)
• Former State Representative Bakari Sellers (South Carolina)
• Senator Jeanne Shaheen (New Hampshire)
• State Senator Pat Spearman (Nevada)
• Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
• Boston Mayor Marty Walsh
• Senator Elizabeth Warren (Massachusetts)
• Congresswoman Maxine Waters (California)
• Flint, MI Mayor Karen Weaver
• Governor Tom Wolf (Pennsylvania)

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