Day 2 at the DNC: State delegation meets in Philadelphia

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan speaks at a breakfast for state policymakers attending the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Tuesday, July 26, 2016.

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan speaks at a breakfast for state policymakers attending the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Photos by Julie Sullivan, Illinois REALTORS®.

PHILADELPHIA –Illinois REALTORS® delegation to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia attended a reception Monday night and the state breakfast this morning.

Delegates and policymakers from Illinois attend a meeting in Philadelphia as part of the Democratic National Convention.

Delegates and policymakers from Illinois attend a meeting in Philadelphia as part of the Democratic National Convention.

The association sends REALTORS® to both conventions as a matter of policy each presidential election cycle. Last week many of the the bi-partisan association’s officers were at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

This morning’s breakfast featured Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, and kicks off a day which ends with a keynote at the Wells Fargo Arena by former President Bill Clinton.

Illinois REALTORS® President Mike Drews and President-elect Doug Carpenter have arrived at the Republican National Convention to represent the states real estate industry.

Illinois REALTORS® President Mike Drews and President-elect Doug Carpenter have arrived at the Democratic National Convention to represent the state’s real estate industry.

Illinois REALTORS® President Mike Drews and President-elect Doug Carpenter arrived in Philadelphia Monday after spending a week in Cleveland.

Both said the opportunity last week to meet the state’s policymakers in an informal setting was well worth the effort.

 

This entry was posted in Conventions2016, News by Jon Broadbooks. Bookmark the permalink.

About Jon Broadbooks

Jon Broadbooks is Vice President/Communications for Illinois REALTORS®. He serves as editor of online and print content for the association’s communications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and e-newsletters. He conducts spokesperson training seminars and oversees website development for the Association.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *