Democratic National Convention Results Details Schedule/Date Venue/Place 2016, When Where is the Democratic Convention held,2016 Democratic National Convention
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- Philadelphia has been selected to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, DNC chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced this morning.
- The city, along with Columbus and Brooklyn, was among the three finalists for the event, which will take place the week of July 25, 2016.
- The DNC evaluated cities on factors that included transportation, security, finances, logistics and hotel capacity.
- Philadelphia hosted the Republicans’ convention in 2000.
There are expected to be 4,769 delegates (worth 4,765 delegate votes) to the Democratic National Convention. A candidate needs a majority of delegate votes to win the presidential nomination, or in this case, 2,383 votes.
|Date(s)||July 25–28, 2016|
|Venue||Wells Fargo Center|
|Pennsylvania Convention Center|
|Chair||Debbie Wasserman Schultz|
|Keynote speaker||Elizabeth Warren|
|Notable speakers||Bernie Sanders|
|Presidential nominee||Hillary Clinton of New York|
|Vice Presidential nominee||TBD|
|Votes needed for nomination||2,383 (majority)|