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Local Democrats elect delegates

The 1st Congressional District Democratic Convention elected five delegates Saturday in Jesup to represent the district during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in July.

It was determined before the delegate selection that four would be for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and one would be for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.

Elected as Clinton delegates were Alvin Leaphart of Jesup, Beverly Leaphart of Jesup, Brian C. Reese of Savannah and Gwendolyn Fortson Waring of Savannah.

Elected as the Sanders delegate was Lisa Ring of Richmond Hill.

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