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Sussex Democratic Jamboree hosts Delaware contingent

Sep 04, 2013
Photo by: Deny Howeth Sen. Tom Carper and Rep. John Carney share a light moment before they speak to the Democrats at the jamboree.

Democrats gathered at Cape Henlopen State Park Aug. 24 for the annual Sussex Democrat Jamboree to celebrate and invigorate upcoming campaigns. A picnic lunch was enjoyed by politicians and voters, and speeches concluded the jamboree.

Barbara Vaughn, former Lewes city councilwoman, greets Sen. Tom Carper at the Democratic Jamboree. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Lt.  Gov. Matthew Denn shares the stage with his two sons Zack, left, and Adam. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Marie Mayor, co-owner of Lavender Fields and political activist, greets Democrats at the jamboree. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Lewes locals stand for the National Anthem. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Greg Fuller, former Sussex County Register of Wills, sings the national anthem, while emcee Mitch Crane, left, chairman of the Sussex County Democratic Committee, and Marie Mayor look on. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Delaware State Treaurer Chip Flowers talks about integrity in elected offices. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Sen. Chris Coons reflects that on the year he was born, some 250,000 people marched on Washington, D.C. for equality and rights, and the day of the jamboree was the 50-year anniversary. While great strides have been made, there is still a lot to do, he said. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Sen. Chris Coons talks to a crowd of almost 300 Democrats. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Sen. Tom Carper listed the successes of the Democratic administration. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Sen. Tom Carper speaks to a crowd of about 300 Democrats. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Sen. Tom Carper talks with guests at the Democratic Jamboree. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Rep. John Carney gets the crowd warmed up during the jamboree. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Rep. John Carney speaks with Sheryl Swed, vice president off Delaware Botanic Gardens. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Taube Carpenter, left, and Linda Cavanaugh enjoy a festive cake at the jamboree. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
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