Let It Bern. Continue to the Convention.

An urgent petition to Senator Bernie Sanders:

While you are under huge pressure to abandon your presidential campaign, we urge you to complete the process of fully representing the millions of people who've worked, donated and voted for you. We hope that you will resist the latest calls from the Democratic Party establishment and corporate media to end our campaign before the national convention.

This petition offers the names and personal statements of people from around the United States who echo a broad public outcry for this nomination process to reach its full conclusion.

Your campaign has clearly stood for democratizing the United States, while insisting that democratic principles must apply to the Democratic Party. We believe that every vote should count -- including on the convention floor. That should mean a roll call vote on the nominee for president as part of an official process, including the nominating and seconding speeches.

It remains significant that neither candidate will win the 2,383 pledged delegates necessary to secure the nomination, and -- contrary to the misleading media reports -- neither candidate can do so until the superdelegates vote at the convention in Philadelphia.

You have said, and we have cheered as you've said it, that you will carry this campaign to the convention. We urge you to maintain that position, despite the massive top-down pressures from the corporate media and Democratic Party establishment to prematurely end the campaign.

We reject the idea that democracy weakens a political party named for democracy. We have worked for constructive debate at the Democratic National Convention, and we look forward to hearing it.


51-75 of 21064 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comments.
21014 1 year ago christopher kneipp Peoria, AZ
21013 1 year ago Edi Sosa Tuxpan, Veracruz; MEXICO, ot
21012 1 year ago Dr. Tim Williams Tampa, FL
21011 1 year ago Kory Twaddle Kansas City, MO
21010 1 year ago Richard Schwager Santa Barbara, CA
21009 1 year ago frank borreani california, CA freedom
21008 1 year ago Mateusz Antolak Orland Hills, IL
21007 1 year ago Vivian Tse Årsta, ot
21006 1 year ago Sam Stetson Charleston, WV
21005 1 year ago Chrysanne vogt northford, CT I feel betrayed by e.warren. Please keep my hope alive
21004 1 year ago John R Thayer Buena Vista, NM
21003 1 year ago Nancy Chismar Edison, NJ
21002 1 year ago Elizabeth Burgess Carmichael , CA
21001 1 year ago Anonymous amiens France, NY I am an American voter living in France
21000 1 year ago Moira Reilly Masontown, WV
20999 1 year ago Michael Davis WV It's not about any one person, it's about growing a progressive movement in this country.
20998 1 year ago P E Hedden Fairmont, WV Throughout history a few men rose to overturn governments or institutions in favor of democracy representative of common people - Cleisthenes "the father of Athenian democracy”, Robespierre and the ...
20997 1 year ago Vicki Fisher Valley Head, WV
20996 1 year ago Anne Hiltner h, NJ Don't succumb to coercive politics. Stand up for change at the convention with half the Dem Party
20995 1 year ago Jonas Asplund Göteborg, ot
20994 1 year ago Anonymous Albuquerque, NM I still am holding onto the belief that the Democratic Party should welcome open debates and discussions regarding issues of broad national importance. The Democratic Party should restrain from maki...
20993 1 year ago Kate Mellors Glendale, CA
20992 1 year ago Allen Berg Santa Cruz, CA
20991 1 year ago Anonymous mechanicsville, VA I strongly support Bernie Sander's political stand. Not because he is a perfect politician, but because (1) he has profound thought, his talks and speeches has full of meaning with strong lo...
20990 1 year ago Rachel Siota Las Vegas, NV
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