Colorado Springs News, Sports & Business

Gazette Premium Content Dallas, Cleveland finalists for GOP convention

Associated Press Updated: June 25, 2014 at 1:35 pm

BOSTON (AP) — Just two cities remain in the sweepstakes to host the Republican Party's next presidential nominating convention.

Republican National Committee members on Wednesday selected two finalists: Dallas and Cleveland. The decision eliminates Denver and Kansas City, Missouri from the running.

Several cities have been competing for the chance to host the 2016 Republican National Convention, which attracts thousands of political activists, donors and reporters every four years. RNC leaders are expected to select the winning convention site later this summer.

Dallas' chances are strengthened by its coalition of wealthy donors with ties to the Bush family and the oil industry. Cleveland sits in the heart of Ohio, a perennial swing state.

Republican leaders want their convention held in the early summer of 2016.

Comment Policy

Our commenting system has changed. Please register or login with your gazette.com account to comment on a story. Click here for information.

You've reached 4 FREE premium stories this month

Simply register to continue. It's free.

Register Learn more

Already registered? Click here to login.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
SEP
15
SEP
16
SEP
17
SEP
18
SEP
19
SEP
20
SEP
21
SEP
22
SEP
23
SEP
24
SEP
25
SEP
26
SEP
27
SEP
28
Advertisement