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Cincinnati to Bid as Host for National Convention
CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- Members of the Republican party and local businesses are trying to put together a winning pitch for hosting the Republican National Convention in Cincinnati.
It will also highlight northern Kentucky. The deadline for a formal proposal is less than a month away. Officials are checking on potential funding for a 2016 convention that would bring tens of thousands of delegates, campaign workers, journalists and other visitors.
A leading argument for Ohio hosting is the state's role as a pivotal swing state. The mayor of Columbus has also been aggressively promoting the state's capital for the GOP Convention.