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Charlotte Talks

Democratic and Republican National Conventions


Democratic and Republican National Conventions We'll host a preview of both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions on this edition of Charlotte Talks with Mike Collins. The Democratic National Convention begins this week and the Republican Convention next week, so we'll talk with a panel of political experts to discuss "Political Conventions 101" and hear about what happens at these conventions, what we can expect from the festivities over the next two weeks, what issues will be discussed, about delegates, candidates and more. Join us for a pre-convention primer on the next Charlotte Talks Guests Dr. Eric Heberlig - Political Scientist, UNC Charlotte Dr. Scott Huffmon - Political Scientist, Winthrop University Taylor Batten - Elections Editor, Charlotte Observer Mary Thornberry - Political Science Professor, Davidson College Lee Teague - GOP delegate and Chairman, Mecklenburg County Republican Party Susan Burgess - Democratic Party delegate, and Charlotte Mayor Pro Tem