BECKLEY, W.Va. — Keagan Vickers thought politics was “really gross.” But Bernie Sanders’ campaign for President of the United States made her take note and want to become better informed.
Although Sanders lost, Vickers, 18, isn’t giving up on what his message meant to her.
“I’m not going to stop being involved in Bernie’s values in politics,” she said.
“I see so much wrong at the top of the Democrats and the top of the Republicans,” Rodriguez said. “I wanted that to change.”
Vickers and Rodriguez were among 25 people who attended a live-streamed Sanders speech Wednesday night at 110 Marshall, one of 14 such events in the state and more than 2,000 in the country. Sanders was reaching out to his followers in an effort to keep them energized through the November General Election…