Local leaders ramping up 2016 convention efforts

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Tom Whalen, College of General Studies

With the deadline to pitch Cincinnati as a host for the 2016 Republican National Convention 20 days away, local Republican officials and business leaders are talking seriously about making a formal proposal…

Expert quote:

“Ohio is one of the critical swing state in a presidential election. If you can win the good grace of certain political bosses by putting a convention in their city then you have probably gone a long way to securing the electoral votes.”

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