Nearly half of DNC delegations will reportedly stay in Illinois


LEAD TO DOWNTOWN MILWAUKEE
DEMOCRATS WILL FIRST HAVE TO
, TRAVEL THROUGH ILLINOIS.>>AND ON THE SEVENTH DAY THE
LORD SAID LET THERE BE BEER.>>MILWAUKEE HAD SUCCESSFULLY
CONVINCED DNC OFFICIALS THE CITY
COULD HANDLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR
50,000 PEOPLE. AND TONIGHT, THEY’RE DOING SO
AGAIN. WHEN YOU SAY YOU’RE FROM
WISCONSIN, PEOPLE SAY TO YOU
WHAT?>>THEY SAY NO PRESSURE AND THEN
THEY SAY EVERYTHING’S ON YOUR
SHOULDERS AND I SAY IT’S GOING
TO TAKE ALL OF US.>>WISCONSIN’S DEMOCRATIC PARTY
CHAIR BEN WIKLER IS ON THE
GROUND IN SAN FRANCISCO AT THE
DNC SUMMER MEETING. OF THE 57 DELEGATIONS COMING TO
MILWAUKEE NEXT SUMMER, 11 WILL
REPORTEDLY STAY DOWNTOWN
, INCLUDING WISCONSIN’S
DELEGATION AT THE AMBASSARDOR. 20 WILL BE SPREAD ACROSS THE
METRO, THE REMAINING 26 IN
ILLINOIS.>>YEAH, YEAH, SO IT’S A LITTLE
DIFFERENT. THE THING I’M EXPLAINING TO
FOLKS IS THEY MIGHT FALL ASLEEP
IN ILLINOIS, THEY MIGHT WAKE UP
IN ILLINOIS, BUT THEY’RE GOING
TO SPEND EVERY WAKING SECOND IN
WISCONSIN.>>THE LAYOUT, OFFICIALS SAY, IS
LIKE A COMPLICATED PUZZLE. STATE DELEGATIONS NEED TO BE
HOUSED TOGETHER. AND OTHER HOTELS STILL NEED ROOM
FOR BIG-NAME DONORS, ACTIVISTS,
VOLUNTEERS AND MEDIA. LATE THURSDAY, IN A SERIES OF
TWEETS ALEX LASRY, FINANCE CHAIR
FOR THE CONVENTION, SAID IT’S
NOT BECAUSE MILWAUKEE DIDN’T
HAVE THE NUMBER OF ROOMS, IT’S
THAT THEIR FULL TOO AND OVERFLOW WAS NEEDED.>>IN SOME INSTANCES THAT MEANS
WE’RE GOING TO HAVE PEOPLE
CHICAGO DOWNTOWN, BUT CERTAINLY
SOME IN LAKE COUNTY AND SOME
NEAR THE AIRPORT. DERRICK: MATT, WE KNOW WHAT A
MESS THE I-94 CONSTRUCTION IS IN
RACINE AND KENOSHA COUNTIES. WILL THE PROJECT BE DONE FOR
DELEGATIONS TRAVELING TO AND
FROM ILLINOIS?>>IF EVERYTHING GOES ACCORDING
TO PLAN, YES. ALL THE CONSTRUCTION BARRELS
WILL BE OUT OF THE WAY BY JUNE,
IF NOT EARLI

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