Join Maddie Keenan and Sydney Roach live from the convention floor! Westminster College is home to the second oldest Mock Convention in the nation. Every four years since 1936, except for 1944, Westminster College has held a Mock Convention for the party out of power.

This year will be the Democratic Party Convention. On Wednesday, November 13, the second day of Mock Convention activities move to the Memorial Field House for the nomination of the presidential and vice presidential candidates. Students portray the candidates who are the current front-runners according to recent polls.This year's candidates are:

  • Vice President Joe Biden, represented by junior political science major Jackson Gastmeyer of South Park, Pa.
  • Senator Kamala Harris, represented by junior political science major Emily Gellatley of Ravenna, Ohio
  • Senator Bernie Sanders, represented by junior political science major Seth Zacherl of Butler, Pa
  • Senator Elizabeth Warren, represented by sophomore political science major Jacob Pittman of Salem, Ohio


  • Occurred Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 @ 6:45 pm


Buzz Ridl Gymnasium, Westminster College

New Wilmington, PA 16172

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