Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Charlotte lands 2012 DNC

Congrats to the Queen City.

The Democratic National Committee announced Tuesday that it will hold its 2012 convention to nominate a presidential candidate in Charlotte. The convention is expected to draw up to 50,000 delegates, politicians and journalists to the city for the week of Sept. 3, 2012. ...

Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx said, "We have an unmatched opportunity to show the world what a beautiful, energetic, innovative and diverse city we are building in Charlotte." ...

Gov. Bev Perdue said, "“Today’s decision is fantastic news for North Carolina regardless of your political party."

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