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Two From UMBC at DNC

Caitlyn Leiter-Mason and Mitch Case are blogging about their experiences as delegates.

Two young people affiliated with are serving as delegates to the Democratic National Convention, which began in Charlotte, NC, on Tuesday and runs until Sept. 6.

Caitlyn Leiter-Mason, a native of Fredrick, Md., is junior political science major. Alumnus Mitch Case, from Ellicott City, graduated in 2011 with a degree in media and communications studies.

Case and Leiter-Mason created a blog, A Tale of Two Delegates, for their experiences at the convention.

Leiter-Mason is president of UMBC College Democrats, and Case is past president of the organization, according to the university. Case is social media coordinator at the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts.

The blog allows visitors to share glimpses of convention activity, including spotting political leaders. On Tuesday, Leiter-Mason posted an image of her with Rep. Steney Hoyer, and also "an adorable picture of [Gov.] Martin O'Malley."

Case posted an image of himself with Howard County Executive Ken Ulman.

Aside from rubbing elbows with political celebrities, Case and Leiter-Mason are writing about their experiences and answering questions posed by visitors.

Leiter-Mason can be followed on Twitter at @caitjoe, and Case can be followed at @themitchcase.

MG42 September 04, 2012 at 08:19 PM
Hey Ken, how's that "post-partisan" thing working out?

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