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Delegates to Democratic National Convention

posted Jun 27, 2012, 8:26 AM by Deron Patterson

Sugar Land residents and leaders of the Sugar Land Democrats Club were elected to represent the state of Texas as national delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. September 4-7, 2012.

 

Deron Patterson, Co-Chair of the Sugar Land Democrats Club, was elected by Senate

District 17 delegates. He is precinct chair of 4029 representing Sugar Mill, The Hill, and Lakeview.Patterson is a sales development manager for PPG Industries Flat Glass Division responsible for Mexico,  Texas, and Louisiana.

 

Benjamin Chou, Asian-American Outreach Director of the Sugar Land Democrats Club was elected by Senate District 18 delegates. He is precinct chair of 4135 representing Telfair Subdivision. He is a senior at Rice University majoring in political science, Asian studies, and energy policy. For his political work and environmental leadership at Rice, he has been nationally recognized as a Harry S. Truman Scholar.A son of Chinese immigrants, Ben spent the fall of 2011 studying abroad in China.

 

In addition to Deron and Ben of Sugar Land nine more Fort Bend County residents were elected to represent the state of Texas at the Democratic National Convention.

 

They are Susan Bankston, Don Bankston, Rene Brown, Trisha Frederick, Doretha Gill, George Gill, Kate Mitchell, Akayla Pomare, and Fort Bend County Democratic Party Chairperson Steve Brown.

 

On Saturday, July 21st, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. the Sugar Land Democrats Club will hold their monthly meeting at the Sugar Land Branch Library located at 550 Eldridge Road.

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