Hillary Clinton’s campaign told Fusion that 292 of the 4,766 DNC delegates are Asian American; 2,887- or over half of this year’s delegates are women. African/American men and women account for 1,182 delegates (compared to 18 at the RNC) while 747 are Latinos and 633 are LGBTQ-identified people.
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|Elaine Quijano hosted a CBS segment at the Democratic National Convention.|
Back in 2006, she was CNN's White House correspondent during the George W. Bush administration. The Filipina/American journalist also worked for CNN Newsource, the network's affiliate service, and was part of the round-the-clock coverage of the September 11th terrorist attacks. She subsequently reported from Kuwait City in 2003 before the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Before joining CNN, she was a general assignment reporter for WFTS-TV in Tampa, Florida. She also worked as a reporter for WCIA-TV in Champaign, Illinois.
Quijano has a degree in journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.