Voters explain why they support Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders at Democratic National Convention

Posted at 7:44 AM, Jul 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-27 10:41:59-04


PHILADELPHIA -- WCPO took to the streets of Philadelphia and asked people to explain, in one sentence or less, why they support Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders or presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention. 

Listen to hear who they're supporting and why.

Henry Huerta, 62 of Whittier, California, said Bernie Sanders has inspired young voters, including his own daughter who is a Sanders delegate.


Jose David Gallardo, 27, of St. Paul, Minnesota, is supporting Hillary Clinton, who he hopes will empower women.


Pamela Chinawah, 29, of Los Angeles supports Bernie Sanders because he’s so progressive.


Adrienne Pakis-Gillon, 57, of Memphis, Tennessee, says Hillary Clinton will fight for equal pay for women. 


Matt Kiley, 66, of Peacham, Vermont, said he’s been a Sanders fan for 40 years.


Phil DeNicola, Whitehill, 61, of San Antonio, Texas, is voting for Hillary Clinton because he said she’s the most qualified candidate.


Zenaida Huerta, 17, of Whittier, California, said she supports Bernie Sanders because he focuses on environmental issues.


Judy Whitehill, 65, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, anticipates Hillary Clinton will "work with politicians to get work done."


Davison Herberg, 26, of Burlington, Vermont, said Sanders has “integrity.”


Carol Bell, 72, of Rockford, Illinois, wants a ‘Madam President.’