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Cleveland has made the cut to be a finalist to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Cincinnati and Las Vegas withdrew their bids when they learned they would not be finalists.

In a statement released just after 3:30 p.m. Thursday, the Republican National Committee’s Site Selection Committee for the 2016 Republican National Convention, met via conference call, selecting Cleveland, Dallas, Denver and Kansas City to receive official site visits from the RNC’s 2016 site selection delegation.

“The official site visits represent the next phase in the site selection process and will allow key RNC officials and the full Site Selection Committee to tour cities and venues vying to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. The committee’s decision was based on an extensive review of bids, presentations, and reports compiled from technical visits to each city,” the statement read.

“Prior to the site selection committee vote, Cincinnati respectfully withdrew their bid from the process based upon the criteria set forth by the RNC for the main arena. Las Vegas also respectfully withdrew their 2016 bid based on the RNC’s criteria for a traditional arena facility and enough on-site preparatory time to accommodate the 2016 convention.”

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