VIDEO : NJ Democrats Help Elect Hillary Clinton As Presidential Nominee On Night Two of DNCPosted:
NEW JERSEY - New Jersey casted their votes on night two of the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton was officially elected the democratic presidential nominee.
Night two of the democratic national convention brought roll call for the thousands of delegates in attendance. And the New Jersey delegates were eager to cast their vote on Tuesday night.
“For the next president of the United States of America, the first female, and history will be made, 90 votes for Hillary Clinton," said John Currie, NJ Democrat State Committee Chairman.
But it was senator Bernie Sanders and the state of Vermont casting their votes to put Clinton over the top.
“I move that Hillary Clinton be selected as the nominee for the Democratic Party for president of the United States," said Senator Bernie Sanders.
“We’ve all come together, the Bernie and the Hillary forces, and together we will make sure that Hillary and the democrats are victorious come November," said NJ Delegate, Adrian O. Mapp.
Unity seemed to be swirling around the Wells Fargo Center – especially when the mothers of the movement took the stage to address gun violence in our country.
“We just want to recognize that there are many issues that Hillary has stood strong for, especially on gun control in order to reduce gun violence in our community and gun violence across our nation," said Mayor Dana Redd.
Bill Clinton took the stage and called Hillary a “change maker” and asked the delegates to think of the tomorrows - the future of the country for the children.
"They’re our future. If you don’t make it a priority, they’re the ones that’ll be taking care of us down the line so it’s important to invest in our children today," said NJ Delegate, Albert Granell.
Although Clinton isn’t expected until Thursday – the Official Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance via satellite.
“If there are any little girls out there who stayed up late to watch, let me just say, I may become the first woman president but one of you is next. Thank you!, " said Hilary Clinton.
The excitement is expected to continue on night three as President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden take the convention stage.
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