The Democratic Party bets on a telematic convention to differentiate itself from the republican approach
Former US Vice President Joe Biden will personally accept the Democratic Party’s candidacy for the White House, according to plans for the National Convention organized in mid-August in Milwaukee and which will take place almost entirely telematically due to the coronavirus pandemic.
After the open controversy on the Republican side, after President Donald Trump promoted his transfer due to the measures taken against COVID-19 in North Carolina, Democrats have revealed that they will ask the delegates arising from the primary process. don’t travel to Milwaukee, reports NBC.
Voting to support Biden and his running mate, still to be revealed, will take place remotely, although the virtual presidential candidate is expected to be present at the convention, which will begin on August 17 and end three days later, on twenty.
The appointment was initially scheduled for mid-April, but organizers chose to postpone it due to the pandemic, an issue on which Biden has precisely tried to distance himself from Trump in recent months. The president resumed his election campaign last week in Tulsa.
“Unlike the president, Joe Biden and the Democrats, we are committed to protecting the health and safety of the American population,” said party president Tom Perez, announcing the latest plans.