Thousands of Sanders supporters waited in the rain at Seattle Center to see Bernie Sanders at Key Arena.
Thousands of Bernie Sanders supporters waited in the rain at Seattle Center to see the presidential candidate at KeyArena. Alex Garland

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The line to see Bernie Sanders wrapped around the Seattle Center Grounds, past the EMP, and to the Space Needle
The line to see Bernie Sanders wrapped around the Seattle Center Grounds, past the EMP, and to the Space Needle Alex Garland

Before Bernie Sanders spoke to the crowd inside, he spent a few minutes giving a brief overview of his talking points to the waiting crowd outside.
Before Bernie Sanders spoke to the crowd inside, he spent a few minutes giving a brief overview of his talking points to the waiting crowd outside. Alex Garland

The official attendance numbers were 10312 inside and 5500 outside, but the noise they made in Key Arena would rival any sound made by the 12th man.
The official attendance numbers were 10,312 inside and 5,500 outside, but the noise they made in KeyArena would rival any sound made by the 12th man. Alex Garland

Some Sanders supporters expressed their disapproval of candidates from the other side of the aisle
Some Sanders supporters expressed their disapproval of candidates from the other side of the aisle Alex Garland

Some Sanders supporters simply encouraged kindness.
Some Sanders supporters simply encouraged kindness. Alex Garland

The Bernie Sanders rally started with indigenous songs from the Tulalip Singers
The rally started with indigenous songs from the Tulalip Singers Alex Garland

Robert Kennedy, Millie Kennedy, and Toni Whitegrass brought their banner because Bernie acknowledged that Native Americans are Indigenous to the United States, we are a smidgen of the race and were stil here. He cares about us. He acknowledges us. Thats why we have this sign here, Ndns for Justice. I care that somebody acknowledges us.
Robert Kennedy, Millie Kennedy, and Toni Whitegrass brought their banner because "Bernie acknowledged that Native Americans are Indigenous to the United States, we are a smidgen of the race and we're stil here. He cares about us. He acknowledges us. That's why we have this sign here, "Ndns for Justice." I care that somebody acknowledges us." Alex Garland

Supporters of all ages were feelin the Bern as Sanders talked free education beyond high school and universal healthcare
Supporters of all ages were "feelin' the Bern" as Sanders talked free education beyond high school and universal healthcare. Alex Garland

What the American people understand, is that we are strong when we come together. When black and white and Latino and Asian American and Native American stand together, when gay and straight and men and women stand together, that will always trump divisiveness and tearing us apart. The American people understand that togetherness, helping each other, supporting each other, will always trump selfishness. Perhaps most importantly...love always trumps hatred.
"What the American people understand, is that we are strong when we come together. When black and white and Latino and Asian American and Native American stand together, when gay and straight and men and women stand together, that will always trump divisiveness and tearing us apart. The American people understand that togetherness, helping each other, supporting each other, will always trump selfishness. Perhaps most importantly...love always trumps hatred. " Alex Garland

Bernie Sanders received big cheers after describing a rigged economy and calling out the Walton family who has more wealth than the bottom 40% of our people...I say to the Walton family, get off of welfare, pay your workers a living wage. The middle class should not have to subsidize the richest family in America.
Bernie Sanders received big cheers after describing a rigged economy and calling out the Walton family who "has more wealth than the bottom 40 percent of our people...I say to the Walton family, get off of welfare, pay your workers a living wage. The middle class should not have to subsidize the richest family in America." Alex Garland

Bernie Sanders tour through Washington—Vancouver, Seattle, and Spokane—came six days before Democrats caucus across the state.
Bernie Sanders' tour through Washington—rallies in Vancouver, Seattle, and Spokane—came six days before Democrats caucus across the state. Alex Garland