It's official: Tampa hosts 2012 GOP convention
The full Republican National Committee this afternoon voted to confirmTampa as the recommended host of the 2012 Republican National Convention, retifying the pick earlier this year of the RNC's site selection committee. RPOF Chairman John Thrasher, RNC Secretary and Florida National Committeewoman Sharon Day, Florida National Committeeman Paul Senft, and RPOF Vice Chairman and Hillsborough County Republican Executive Committee Chairman Debbie Cox-Roush were on hand for the vote in Kansas City.
“I was honored to join National Committeewoman Day and National Committeeman Senft to cast my vote in favor of bringing the 2012 Republican National Convention to Tampa Bay,” said RPOF Chairman John Thrasher. “It’s a great day for Florida, and I couldn’t be more proud of the hard work our Vice Chairman Debbie-Cox Roush, Al Austin and his team, the Republican grassroots community of Tampa Bay and so many others put into making this day possible.”