Tampa Likely Pick for GOP Convention in 2012
The Republican National Committee's site-selection committee is expected to settle on Tampa, Fla., today as the site of the party's 2012 convention, Washington and Tampa area news outlets are reporting.
The site-selection committee is scheduled announce a choice among three finalists: Phoenix, Salt Lake City and Tampa.
"It comes down to Florida being a key targeted state in the past several elections, and it'll continue to be in future elections," a GOP operative told Politico.
Democrats won't announce their pick for several months.