Columbus To Receive Site Visit For Democratic Convention – NBC4: Columbus, Ohio News, Weather, and Sports (WCMH-TV)
NBC4: Columbus, Ohio News, Weather, and Sports (WCMH-TV)COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus has advanced to the next phase of the selection process to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Columbus officials said the city will be receiving a site survey in July or August 214 as part of the bid process.
“There are few events that provide us the opportunity to showcase our city on a national stage, and we are ready to put forth our best effort and show the DNC and the entire nation just what Columbus is all about,” said Mayor Michael B. Coleman.
The announcement comes days after a delegation of Columbus Democrats made their pitch to host the convention in Washington D.C. on Monday.
With Coleman leading the delegation, the team met with the Democratic National Committee explaining why the Democrats should choose Columbus for the 2016 national convention.