Looking Ahead: 2020 DNC/RNC to Kansas City

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Looking Ahead: 2020 DNC/RNC to Kansas City

Post by miz.jordan17 » Sat Nov 12, 2016 12:20 pm

It's early, but the search will begin soon enough for the host cities. Is there any interest in or talk of trying to come up with a bid for either the RNC or DNC in 2020? I think we will be in a much better position to host than in 2016.

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Re: Looking Ahead: 2020 DNC/RNC to Kansas City

Post by grovester » Sat Nov 12, 2016 1:28 pm

With a Pence/Kobach ticket we might have an advantage.

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Re: Looking Ahead: 2020 DNC/RNC to Kansas City

Post by JBmidtown » Sat Nov 12, 2016 4:50 pm

grovester wrote:With a Pence/Kobach ticket we might have an advantage.
no. please, no.

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Re: Looking Ahead: 2020 DNC/RNC to Kansas City

Post by aknowledgeableperson » Sat Nov 12, 2016 10:42 pm

No way.

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Re: Looking Ahead: 2020 DNC/RNC to Kansas City

Post by nomadcowatbk » Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:01 am

probably in battleground states again, in the Sun Belt or Rust Belt, anyplace where the vote was decided by less than 5%

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Re: Looking Ahead: 2020 DNC/RNC to Kansas City

Post by miz.jordan17 » Thu May 11, 2017 10:46 am

Convention solicitations go out in fall of this year! Any talk of trying again for DNC or RNC?

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Re: Looking Ahead: 2020 DNC/RNC to Kansas City

Post by mean » Thu May 11, 2017 2:37 pm

Given the nature of politics now and the prospect of it likely only getting more divisive and violent in the near future, I sure as hell hope not.

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Re: Looking Ahead: 2020 DNC/RNC to Kansas City

Post by aknowledgeableperson » Fri May 11, 2018 8:07 am

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics ... li=BBnb7Kz

"Cities across the country are turning down the opportunity to host the 2020 Republican National Convention, where President Trump is expected to be nominated for a second term.
The cities that have rejected hosting duties insist Trump and the today's divisive politics are not factors in their decisions. They instead cite high security costs and disruptions in the normal flow of business and traffic.
But Trump is almost certainly a factor in some cities' decisions to opt out.
"Most of the cities that have turned down the RNC are Democratic cities," said Evan Siegfried, a New York-based Republican strategist.
Only three cities are even in the running to host the GOP in 2020 - and only one, Charlotte, N.C., is public and open about its interest."

Of course maybe KC is one of the two that are silent.

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Re: Looking Ahead: 2020 DNC/RNC to Kansas City

Post by earthling » Fri May 11, 2018 8:41 am

nomadcowatbk wrote:probably in battleground states again, in the Sun Belt or Rust Belt, anyplace where the vote was decided by less than 5%
This. Would think KC will bid for both even if knowing it won't hit the short list just to get word out (to convention planners) on downtown improvements and more hotel rooms coming online. Getting on a long/short list is still attention. Unless KCVB has something else better to spend their resources on, like promoting MCG as a beautiful asset.

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