Philadelphia is one of the five locations in contention to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention to nominate the Democratic candidate for president and vice president:
- Birmingham, Alabama
- Columbus, Ohio
- Brooklyn, New York
- Philadelphia, Pennsyvlania
- Phoenix, Arizona
The Democratic National Committee is seeking public input on the site selection process. You can click on the name of one of the cities above to comment on why that city would be a good or poor site for the 2016 convention.
The CEO of the Committee, Amy K. Dacey, said that her team and her “are visiting Philadelphia to meet with city officials and great local Democrats, and to get a feel for the energy.”
Philadelphia last hosted a national political convention in 2000, when the Republican Party nominated George W. Bush and Richard B. Cheney.
The Republican National Convention will be held June or July 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.