Charlotte was buzzing on Monday, as events surrounding the 2012 convention began. From caucus meetings to concerts to voter registration drives, there were lots of ways to get involved. Meet some of the folks in town for the convention and check out some highlights of the action from the first day in Charlotte.
San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro offered a sneak peek at his upcoming keynote address.
James Taylor took the stage at CarolinaFest.
Spotted: President Obama's accomplishments, in braille, at the Disability Caucus.
Two Ohioans exchanged state cheers.
College Democrats of America outgoing president Alejandra shared why she’s supporting President Obama.
Bill from Idaho showed off his incredible vest.
"Dear Mr. President, Thank you for everything you do. We support you and we love you." A letter written to President Obama for the I Wish to Say project.
The Obama 2012 North Carolina team registered voters at CarolinaFest.
Keep following along as the convention in Charlotte unfolds at barackobama.com/convention.