Good Question: What Will Win The Republican Convention?

Posted: March 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – On Monday Colorado leaders will make their pitch to party leaders in person to try to attract the 2016 Republican National Convention to Denver.

In 2008 Denver hosted the Democratic National Convention and now it may be the republican’s turn.

“All things being equal I think Denver is a great place to host a convention and I think that’s simply because we’re a competitive state,” said University of Denver Assistant Professor of political science Peter Hanson.

Hanson said there aren’t that many states that are truly competitive in presidential elections right now.

“There were only about 10 in the last election. Many of those were in the west and that’s because we’re experiencing very rapid demographic change,” said Hanson.

That includes Hispanic voters who are critical according to Republican Party consultant Dick Wadhams.

“Hispanic voters are increasingly growing in states like Colorado and Nevada and Arizona and…

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