Las Vegas to GOP: Place your bets on us for 2016

The city has never hosted a major party nominating convention, but hopes 2016 is the first. Catalina Camia, USA TODAY LAS VEGAS — Tech and gadget junkies flock here annually by the thousands. So do the people who make auto parts, broadcast the news, and manufacture apparel and furniture. But for all the conventions and […]

Nevada group seeks to draw GOP convention to Las Vegas in 2016

LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL CAPITAL BUREAU By SEAN WHALEY CARSON CITY — A newly formed Nevada group announced Tuesday that it will make a formal bid to bring the 2016 Republican National Convention to Las Vegas. The effort by the Nevada Host Committee Inc. is supported by Nevada business and hospitality industry leaders as well as […]

Las Vegas wants to host 2016 GOP convention

(Reno Gazette Journal) Nevada is making a play for a key role in the 2016 presidential race, but not just as a swing state. Las Vegas wants to host the next Republican National Convention, and state and city leaders have launched their campaign to get the GOP and its delegates to come to Sin City […]

Las Vegas bids for 2016 Republican National Convention

(CNN) By TAL KOPAN Nevada already has its eyes on 2016: The state has launched an effort to make Las Vegas the host of the 2016 Republican National Convention. The Las Vegas 2016 campaign kicked off Tuesday with a website and social media accounts. The campaign highlights the city’s “world-class” accommodations and being the No. […]

Campaign starts to get 2016 GOP Convention in Vegas

(KSNV) LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Host Committee Inc. announced today that this newly formed group will be making a formal bid to bring the 2016 Republican National Convention to Las Vegas. The effort is supported by key Nevada business and hospitality industry leaders as well as the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, and […]

Las Vegas vying to host 2016 Republican National Convention

LAS VEGAS SUN By Andrew Doughman Republican Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki announced today he’s leading an effort to attract the Republican National Convention to Las Vegas in 2016. Although the convention is years away, several cities across the United States will be competing in 2014 to secure the right to host the large convention. Krolicki’s […]

Nevada lobbies to host 2016 GOP convention in Las Vegas

THE HILL A group in Nevada is lobbying for the 2016 Republican National Convention to be held in Las Vegas. The Nevada Host Committee Inc. announced Tuesday it would push to hold the event in the gambling capital. Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki (R) will serve as the chairman of the committee. Las Vegas is the […]

Formal Bid Nears For 2016 GOP Convention

(LAS VEGAS, KXNT)–The Nevada Republican Party has announced formation of a host committee to make a formal bid to bring the party’s national convention to Las Vegas in 2016 The chairman of the committee is Lieutenant governor Brian Krolicki, who told KXNT in an interview with Kevin Wall’s Live and Local show that party officials […]

Las Vegas pitching for 2016 GOP Convention

KTSM NBC Nevada officials want the GOP to bet on ‘Sin City.’ A newly formed committee is making a formal bid to hold the 2016 Republican National Convention in Las Vegas. The committee has launched a web site, lasvegas2016.com Other cities that have reportedly also expressed interest include: Kansas City, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, New […]

EDITORIAL: GOP convention

LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL There is only one argument against staging the 2016 Republican National Convention in Las Vegas: inconvenience. If delegates can’t wait to spend hours on buses every day, shuttling between far-flung hotels and convention sites, Las Vegas is not the place for them. If the party faithful want limited dining options and long […]