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Kurt Elling Selected as Delegate for Democratic Convention

Jazz vocalist Kurt Elling (pictured) is set to attend the 2004 Democratic National Convention as a delegate from Illinois. The convention will be held at the FleetCenter in Boston from July 26-29.

“I am proud of this opportunity to stand up for intelligence, good sense and real morality in government. It is a decisive time in the history of our planet-politically, environmentally, economically and sociologically,” Elling said in a press statement. “This is no time for demagogues or fearful children to lead America. It is time to put an adult back in the White House. It is time to elect John Kerry.”

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