Another local politician has been asked to represent his party at an upcoming convention.
Mayor Michael Nutter announced on Friday that he will speak at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.
The Obama/Biden ticket will receive its second nomination during the DNC, which will run September 3 – 6.
It follows the Republican National Convention where New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is the keynote speaker. That kicks off in Tampa, Florida on Monday and reconvene Tuesday, bumping its schedule back because of Hurricane Isaac.
According to Philly.com other mayors slated to speak include Newark’s Cory Booker, Charlotte’s Anthony Foxx, R.T. Ryback of Minneapolis, and Antonio Villaraigosa of Los Angeles.