It’s official: July dates set for 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland

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CLEVELAND- The Republican National Committee announced Wednesday night that it has selected July 18-21 as the official dates for the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

In a press release, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus said, “I’m pleased to announce the 2016 Republican National Convention will kick off on July 18. A convention in July is a historic success for our party and future nominee. The convention will be held significantly earlier than previous election cycles, allowing access to crucial general election funds earlier than ever before to give our nominee a strong advantage heading into Election Day.

We’re excited to continue working with our partners in Cleveland and we look forward to showcasing everything the city has to offer to our delegates and the world in 2016.

In August, members of the Republican National Committee officially accepted the recommendation of their site selection committee, voting to bring their 2016 National Convention to Cleveland.

To prepare, the City of Cleveland and the region still have a lot of work to do and millions more to raise.

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