Washington, DC – Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz today announced six cities have submitted bids to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Cities who submitted bids by the deadline are: Birmingham, Cleveland, Columbus, New York, Philadelphia and Phoenix.
“Hosting a party convention is a true honor and we’re thrilled with all the fantastic options that we have going into the next cycle,” said Wasserman Schultz. “We look forward to evaluating these bids and selecting a city to host this special gathering of Democrats.”
Over the coming months, convention bids will be evaluated by a Technical Advisory Committee, including site visits and other inquiries. A final decision will be announced by Wasserman Schultz in late 2014 or early 2015.