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10-01-2016 LSU Pregame

Peoria Will Host The GOP State Convention In 2016

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Peoria Will Host The GOP State Convention In 2016

Peoria, IL (KTRS/AP) – Peoria will be the site of the 2016 state convention. The Illinois Republican Party has chosen the Peoria County Republican Central Committee host the event next year. May 20-22, 2016. It will be held at the Peoria Civic Center and Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette. Party Chairman Tim Schneider said the River City […]

Peoria Will Host The GOP State Convention In 2016

Peoria, IL (KTRS/AP) – Peoria will be the site of the 2016 state convention.

The Illinois Republican Party has chosen the Peoria County Republican Central Committee host the event next year. May 20-22, 2016. It will be held at the Peoria Civic Center and Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette.

Party Chairman Tim Schneider said the River City was chosen from among proposals from various cities.
The state GOP hosts a convention every four years – about two months before the Republican National Convention – to choose presidential electors. Those chosen next spring will represent the Prairie State at the national fete in Cleveland July 18-21, 2016.
Besides Peoria, finalists were Bloomington-Normal, Champaign-Urbana, Collinsville and Springfield. The convention is scheduled from May 20-22, 2016.

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