Republican National Convention
Denver is waiting to find out whether it will make the next cut in the competition to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.
The Republican National Committee is expected to narrow the field of possible convention sites on Wednesday.
Denver is one of eight cities hoping to host the 2016 Republican National Convention, and now the Republican National Committee has launched an interactive poll allowing people to vote for their favorite city.
The chairman of the Republican National Committee announced on Thursday that Denver is now one of eight cities being considered as a host city for the 2016 Republican National Convention.
The governor of Arizona announced that she vetoed a controversial bill that would have pitted religious rights against gay rights. Colorado faced boycotts when it waded into the gay rights issue in the early 1990s.
Citing the overall success of the Democratic National Convention in 2008, Denver put in a formal bid on Monday to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.
Colorado’s chances of hosting the next republican national convention have gotten a little better.
More than 70 business, civic and government leaders met to start mapping a strategy to secure the convention on Friday.
Colorado GOP leaders have confirmed to CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd that they are bidding for Denver to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.
Republican Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler testified Friday to defend himself against an ethics complaint alleging misuse of state funds for political events, insisting he used his discretionary office funds appropriately.