Making History: Democrats Nominate First Woman Presidential Nominee – Hillary Rodham Clinton

Clinton becomes the first woman to be nominated for president of the United States by a major party.

Clinton becomes the first woman to be nominated for president of the United States by a major party.

Published July 26, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – The Democratic Party today nominated Hillary Rodham Clinton to be its 2016 presidential nominee this evening in Philadelphia.

The nomination of Clinton is historic in that it is the first time a major political party has nominated a woman to be a nominee for president of the United States.

Dr. Isabel Louise Keith Baker

Dr. Isabel Louise Keith Baker

Representing the state of Oklahoma delegates, Dr. Isabel Louise Keith Baker, 87, mother of Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker, announced the votes Oklahoma.

Debra Haaland, chair of New Mexico Democratic Party

Debra Haaland, chair of New Mexico Democratic Party

Debra Haaland (Tribal Administrator, San Felipe Pueblo), State Chair of the Democratic Party of New Mexico, announced the vote tally for her state on national television.

South Dakota was the state that put Secretary Clinton over the top of the 2383 votes.

 

 

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