ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders delivered a speech in the Capital Region on Friday.
He spoke to an intimate group of around 450 people at the Egg.
His message was the same, discussing his progressive push for fair elections, affordable education and healthcare, raising minimum wage, and improving the environment, can’t forget of course his fight to not allow corporate greed to run America.
Sanders also called on people to join the “Political Revolution” by running for office or helping those who decide to run.
“You can’t be intimidated. We need good people with strong progressive ideas running for elected positions.”
On the minds of his loyal supporters today, is he going to bow out? Sanders has not officially endorsed Hilary Clinton, but did say he would vote for her to stop Donald Trump from becoming president.
Jonathan Baum, of Great Barrington, says assuming he doesn’t get the nomination, is there an organization he’s leaving behind?
“That’s the question I had and I’m not feeling like it was really answered.”
Some supporters didn’t feel they needed a direct answer. They have hope that no matter what Sanders said on Friday, his campaign ideals will continue on.