6,500 turn out for Elizabeth Warren’s Oakland town hall – The Mercury News

6,500 turn out for Elizabeth Warren’s Oakland town hall The Mercury News

CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile device OAKLAND — Sen. Elizabeth Warren drew thousands of fans to Laney College on Friday night for a town hall that she described as her largest event in the country so far, a show of force for the progressive presidential contender. An estimated 6,500 people waited in a line that stretched for blocks. Organizers had relocated the event from the gymnasium to the much larger soccer field that morning, but it still took two hours for everyone to make it through the gate, delaying the start by an hour. Despite the wait, the …

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