Report: Jacksonville emerging as finalist for Republican National Convention
June 10, 2020
DUVAL COUNTY, Fla. — Jacksonville is one of several major cities that could potentially be the new host for the 2020 Republican National Convention.
This comes after North Carolina’s governor announced that keeping it in Charlotte would mean a scaled back version to deal with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, something President Donald Trump did not want.
Three Republican officials briefed on the plans
as the new destination. Details of the arrangement were still unclear, including hotel availability, transportation and more.
Mayor Lenny Curry has said the event could have an economic impact of $100 million.