Mock Convention Parade

February 14, 2020

9:00 am - 10:30 am

Main Street, downtown Lexington
Lexington, VA 24450


Mock Convention 2020 kicks off with a parade down Main Street on Friday, February 14 from 9am-10:30am. Mock Convention state delegations line up along Main Street with floats decorated to mirror their state and decked out to match their delegation’s energy. Past parades have featured live elephants and hot tubs, so keep an eye out for this year's excitement!

The Washington and Lee University Mock Convention is a simulated presidential nominating convention held every four years by the students of W&L. Its goal is to predict who the party out of power in the White House will nominate to run for President of the United States.

Since 1908, the students of Washington and Lee University have come together to create one of the most ambitious, non-partisan student political research projects in the country. With the stage set for an intense contest for the 2020 Democratic nomination, we invite you to join us as, for the 27th time, we celebrate the complexity and importance of the electoral process.