Some Kentucky Democrats, like Gov. Steve Beshear and Lexington lawyer Reginald Thomas, are making their first trip to a national party convention in more than two decades.
Others, such as Auditor Crit Luallen, are becoming regulars.
And then there are the rookies, such as 20-year-old Tyler Murphy of Flatwoods and 26-year-old Jacqueline Coleman of Mercer County, who will participate in the nomination of their party’s presidential candidate for the first time.
All have headed to Denver as part of Kentucky’s delegation of 60 voting participants at the Democratic National Convention. They’re joined by nine alternates, six organizing committee members and two Democrats who will serve as pages.
And while this bunch arrived over the weekend with varying experience in the nominating process, they also came with divided loyalties stemming from the contested Democratic presidential primary.
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