2016 Democratic National Convention
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|Vice Presidential nominee||TBD|
|2016 U.S. presidential election|
The 2016 Democratic National Convention, in which delegates of the United States Democratic Party will choose the party's nominees for President of the United States and Vice President of the United States in the 2016 national election, is expected to be held during the summer of 2016.
Potential host cities 1
- Revised list of finalists, November 2014 1.1
- Revised list of finalists, July 2014 1.2
- List of finalists, June 2014 1.3
- List of semi-finalists, May 2014 1.4
Other cities invited in the first round 1.5
- Cities that have withdrawn from bidding 1.5.1
- See also 2
- References 3
Potential host cities
A decision on the site of the convention is expected to be made by the Democratic National Committee in late 2014 or early 2015. Cities listed in Bold are those in which interest in bidding to host the convention has been expressed.
Revised list of finalists, November 2014
On November 24, 2014, the Democratic National Committee anounced it had narrowed down the candidates to host the convention to the following three candidates:
Revised list of finalists, July 2014
In July 2014, the Democratic National Committee narrowed the list of candidates for cities to host the convention to the following five finalists:
List of finalists, June 2014
On June 7, 2014, the Democratic National Committee narrowed the list of candidates for cities to host the convention to six finalists, leaving the following cities in contention:
List of semi-finalists, May 2014
The following cities were invited in a second round by the Democratic National Committee to bid on hosting the convention:
- In June 2014, it was confirmed by the Positively Cleveland tourism bureau that the city had submitted its formal bid to host the Democratic National Convention.
- In June 2014, Columbus officials hand-delivered 300-page proposal to Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington, D.C. to bid for hosting the Convention.
New York City
- In June 2014, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio formally submitted the city's bid to host the Democratic National Convention. The city's bid centers around the newly built Barclays Center in Brooklyn, rather than Madison Square Garden in Manhattan, which hosted the Democratic National Convention in 1924, 1976, 1980, and 1992.
- In an August 2013 meeting organized by congressman Bob Brady, various Philadelphia business, political, and union leaders discussed the possibility of bidding to host the Democratic National Convention. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter subsequently expressed concern about the potential costs to the city, citing the potential need to raise millions of dollars in private donations.
Other cities invited in the first round
The following cities were invited in the first round by the Democratic National Committee to bid on hosting the convention:
- El Paso
- Kansas City
- New Orleans
- San Antonio
- San Diego
- San Francisco
Cities that have withdrawn from bidding
The following cities were invited by the DNC to bid on hosting the convention, but have withdrawn from consideration.
- Las Vegas
- St. Louis Mayor 2012 convention to Charlotte, but later the city declined the invitation.
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- Jacobs, Samuel P. (March 20, 2013). "Democrats may join Republicans' push for early convention in 2016".
- "The 3 Finalists To Host The 2016 Democratic National Convention". The Huffington Post. November 24, 2014. Retrieved November 24, 2014.
- Kucinich, Jackie (July 24, 2014) "Will it be cheesesteaks, sunshine or fame that tip the scale? Members of Congress make their pitches to host the DNC convention", The Washington Post. Retrieved July 25, 2014.
- Thomas, Ken. "6 Cities Competing for 2016 Democratic Convention". ABC News. American Broadcast Corporation. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
- "Democratic National Committee asks Chicago to apply for 2016 convention".
- Gomez, Henry J. (June 6, 2014) "On heels of GOP visit, Cleveland officially submits bid to host Democratic National Convention in 2016", The Plain Dealer. Retrieved June 7, 2014.
- Wehrman, Jessica (June 7, 2014) "Columbus submits official bid for 2016 Democratic National Convention", The Columbus Dispatch. Retrieved June 7, 2014.
- Grynbaum, Michael (June 6, 2014). "The New York Times".
- "Area Leaders Consider Pitching Philadelphia for 2016 Democratic Convention". CBS Philadelphia. August 7, 2013. Retrieved January 7, 2014.
- "Meeting Set To Promote 2016 Democratic Convention For Philadelphia".
- Schultheis, Emily (April 5, 2014). "Columbus seeks Democrats’ 2016 convention".
- Preston, Mark (April 5, 2014). "For 2016, Democrats hunt for a convention city". Politico. Retrieved April 5, 2014.
- "Sorry Austin Dems: City Won't Host 2016 Democratic Convention".
- "47th Democratic National Convention Location: TBA Dates: TBA 2016". 2016.democratic-convention.org. Retrieved March 23, 2014.
- "Milwaukee no longer in consideration to host 2016 DNC".
- "Portland Declines Nomination to Compete to Host 2016 Democratic National Convention".
- "Seattle won’t bid for 2016 Democratic National Convention".
- "Thanks but no thanks, Buckhorn says to bid for Democratic National Convention".
- Tetreault, Steve (June 5, 2014) "Las Vegas a no go for 2016 Democratic convo", Las Vegas-Review Journal. Retrieved June 7, 2016.
- "Miami drops bid for 2016 Democratic National Convention", Tampa Bay Times. June 3, 2014. Retrieved June 3, 2014.
- (June 3, 2014) "Orlando withdraws as possible host city for 2016 DNC convention", WOFL FOX 35 Orlando. Retrieved June 7, 2014.
- Bauder, Bob (June 6, 2014) "Pittsburgh drops bid to host Democratic National Convention", Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Retrieved June 7, 2014.
- "An 'I-70 Series' of national political conventions for Missouri in 2016? It's possible".
- "St. Louis declines invitation to bid for 2016 Democratic National Convention".
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