(Hill) – Republicans have highly rated a list of potential host cities for the 2024 Republican National Convention, selecting Milwaukee, Nashville, Salt Lake City and Pittsburgh as finalists.
The list of candidates is narrowed down to first reported on Friday by Politico.
There is a long list of considerations when choosing a city to host a national political congress, including hotel availability and financial support. GOP officials will travel to each potential host city over the next several months.
Milwaukee was nominated to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention, but that event has shrunk dramatically due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, the party held most of its congresses.
However, in his bid to host the 2024 Republican National Convention, Milwaukee pointed to the experience of preparing for the 2020 Democratic convention.
As for the host cities, Milwaukee and Pittsburgh are the more traditional options, as both are in battleground states. The last time either party held a national convention outside of the political arena was in 2004, when Republicans held their meeting in New York City and Democrats held their own. they are in Boston.
The Democrats are also moving forward with their 2024 convention plan. Party officials have begun contacting officials in several cities to solicit bids for the event.
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