Delegate Dana Dougherty of Deltona arrives at GOP convention in Cleveland on Sunday

Coverage from GOP conventioon in Cleveland / Headline Surfer®DANA'S Daily Diary
Dana Dougherty of Deltona, a Florida state committeewoman & political columnist for Headline Surfer, is among the delegates at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.
She is filing exclusive video snapshots for the Daytona Beach • Sanford • Orlando online news outlet aptly named 'Dana's Daily Diary.'

Dougherty also will share insights and analysis on the goings-on from the convention floor when time permits.

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Dana Dougherty gives her initial 'Dana's Daily Diary reports from the GOP convention in Cleveland, Ohio, on Sunday, shortly after her flight arrives from Central Florida.

CLEVELAND -- Dana Dougherty of Deltona, FL, is among some 2,472 delegates nationwide attending the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, for three days, beginning Monday to select the party's presidential nominee. -- Donald J. Trump, who has chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate.

Dougherty, is representing the 7th Congressional District, which includes a portion of Southeast Volusia as well as Seminole and Orange counties.

Two other delegates from Volusia County are H. Alan Burton and Tony Ledbetter, chairman of the Volusia County Republican Executive Committee.

Ledbetter and Burton are representing CD 6, which includes parts of Volusia, Flagler, Putnam and St. Johns counties.

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.