Mayor DuPree heading to Democratic National Convention

Mayor DuPree heading to Democratic National Convention

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree is heading to The Democratic National Convention.

Mayor DuPree will be there as a member of the Democratic National Rules Committee.

The committee's responsibilities include issuing a report to the convention that recommends the agenda and the procedural rules under which the convention operates.

"I guess people have seen the Republican convention that has just ended,and  I'm looking forward to being around a lot of people who think the way that most democrats do," said DuPree. "To be in a room full of excited people about a new presidency, and having to be a part of making the rules to determine how the convention will be run."