Local Politics

N.C. residents can pose questions at Democratic convention

Posted August 12, 2008 5:58 p.m. EDT
Updated August 12, 2008 6:06 p.m. EDT

— North Carolina residents will have a chance on Wednesday in Moore Square to videotape questions for elected leaders and national experts, Democratic National Convention Committee announced Tuesday.

The DNCC will host the event from 4 to 8 p.m. Questions will be aired live from the convention floor or online through America's Town Hall.

People can record questions and individual stories in person at Moore Square, at the corner of Martin and South Blount streets, or submit text or video questions online. The deadline for submissions is Aug. 27. Participants are urged to submit their questions as early as possible.

Monday through Wednesday of the Democratic National Convention a nightly segment will air where officials respond to viewer questions.

The DNCC is also taking its “open call” for questions Atlanta, Ga.; Columbus, Ohio; Denver, Colo.; Detroit, Mich.; Philadelphia, Pa.; Richmond, Va. and Tampa, Fla.