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When was the Republican convention in Philadelphia?

Last Updated: 16th May, 2020

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2000 Republican National Convention
Convention
Date(s) July 31August 3, 2000
City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Venue First Union Center
Candidates

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Beside this, how often is the Republican National Convention held?

The convention will be held from August 24 to 27, 2020, at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. By tradition, because Republicans currently hold the White House, their convention will be held after the 2020 Democratic National Convention, which is scheduled for July 13–16.

Secondly, where is the Republican convention being held? United States

Similarly one may ask, where was the last Republican National Convention held?

The 1996 convention at the San Diego Convention Center remains the last Republican Convention to be held in a convention center complex; all others since then have been held at sports stadiums or arenas. The Republican Party chose Cleveland, Ohio as the site for its 2016 Presidential Nominating Convention.

Where was the 1956 Republican convention held?

San Francisco, California, United States

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