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State GOP Drops Plan to Pursue National Party Convention in 2016

 
Posted December 23rd, 2013 @ 12:32pm by Talk Radio 105.7 FM / 570 AM

UTAH GOP LEADERS HAVE REVERSED COURSE, DECIDING NOT TO PURSUE A BID -- TO HOST THE 2016 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION. IN SALT LAKE CITY.

STATE PARTY CHAIRMAN JAMES EVANS SAYS, SALT LAKE MAY NOT HAVE ENOUGH HOTEL SPACE TO HANDLE SUCH A LARGE GATHERING.

HE ALSO HAS CONCERNS ABOUT THE 30-MILLION DOLLARS A HOST CITY MUST RAISE...AND THE LIKELIHOOD, THE NATIONAL GOP PARTY WILL INSTEAD CHOOSE A CITY, IN A SWING STATE.

WESTERN CITIES LAS VEGAS, DENVER, AND PHOENIX HAVE ALL BEEN CONSIDERING -- OR ACTIVELY BIDDING -- TO HOST THE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION.

THE FINAL SELECTION WILL BE MADE, NEXT YEAR.

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