403 Forbidden


nginx
403 Forbidden

403 Forbidden


nginx
Follow us:
403 Forbidden

403 Forbidden


nginx

Politics Northwest

The Seattle Times political team explores national, state and local politics.

September 4, 2012 at 11:57 AM

A diverse Democratic delegation, and stats to prove it

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Democrats here are proud to have brought a truly multi-hued crowd to their national convention.
In the case of Washington’s 140-member delegation (including alternates and party officials), they’ve even kept stats. Just over half the delegates are white. Here’s the breakdown:
African American – 13
Asian American or Pacific Islander – 13
Caucasian – 73
Hispanic/Latino – 16
Middle Eastern – 4
Mixed Race – 8
Native American – 10
South Asian – 3
In addition, 12 members of the delegation identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
Their Republican counterparts in Tampa last week were a mostly white crowd, though the GOP didn’t track the demographics, as far as I know.

Comments | More in homepage, Politics Northwest | Topics: democratic national convention, diverse, washington delegation

COMMENTS

No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ.



The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.


403 Forbidden

403 Forbidden


nginx
403 Forbidden

403 Forbidden


nginx