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Mahoning Co. republicans excited for Cleveland to host 2016 RNC

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -

It's official.

Cleveland will play host to the Republican National Convention in 2016.

The Republican National Committee made the announcement Tuesday afternoon. The city of Cleveland beat out Dallas. The Republican National Convention is expected to take place late June or July of 2016.

Mahoning County Republican Party Chairman, Mark Monroe said, "Bringing the convention to Cleveland is another sign that the presidential campaign is going to start in Ohio and end in Ohio. It's a great day for Ohio and it's a great day for republicans."

Democrats aren't expected to make a decision on their convention site until later this year or early next year.

 

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