DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has confirmed that Philadelphia was chosen to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Columbus was a finalist, along with New York, and the sentiment overall was that the city was a strong contender and likely choice.
In response, Columbus 2016, the group that organized the bid for the convention, released the following statements:
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According to CNN, a “source with knowledge” has said that Philadelphia will host the upcoming 2016 Democratic National Convention. The Democratic National Committee hasn’t confirmed it and the official announcement is scheduled for Thursday.
Columbus, New York, and Philadelphia are the final three choices to host the convention. (deb)