RNC Announces Cleveland as 2016 Convention City

August 20, 2014

WASHINGTON - Today, the Republican National Committee voted to officially select Cleveland, Ohio to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. Republican National Committee members voted unanimously to select Cleveland as the 2016 host.

Following today's vote, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus and Site Selection Chairwoman Enid Mickelsen issued the following statements.

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus:

"I am beyond thrilled to announce Cleveland as the official site for the Republican National Convention in 2016. Cleveland is ready to show the country what they have to offer. The city of Cleveland has gone above and beyond and will be a fantastic host for our convention in 2016.

RNC Site Selection Chairman Enid Mickelsen:

"Cleveland is a world class city that has demonstrated their ability to provide our next presidential candidate with a launching pad to the White House. I look forward to working with Cleveland in the coming months to ensure the Republican convention is the best yet."


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