Democrats set to take next steps toward virtual convention
May 10, 2020
Democrats are making new moves toward a virtual presidential nominating convention this August, with party officials preparing to grant convention organizers in Milwaukee the authority to design an event that won't require delegates to attend in person amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A top party official discussed the plans ahead of Tuesday's virtual meeting of the Democratic National Committee's Rules and Bylaws Committee. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss moves that still require approval by the committee and the DNC's 447 members.
The influential Rules & Bylaws pane...