PHOENIX — The city of Phoenix, led by Democratic Mayor Greg Stanton, apparently is determined to host a major political convention ahead of the 2016 general election.
According to POLITICO reporter James Hohmann, Phoenix is one of six cities that has submitted a bid to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016.
Breaking: 6 cities submitted bids to host the DNC in 2016: Birmingham, Cleveland, Columbus, New York, Philadelphia & Phoenix.
— James Hohmann (@jameshohmann) June 7, 2014
Charlotte, N.C, was the site of the last DNC, which helped propel President Barack Obama to re-election in 2012.