MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — This Friday, Aug. 5, we’ll doubtless know if the Republican Nationwide Conference shall be coming to Milwaukee in 2024.
Political specialists and leaders right here in Wisconsin, are weighing in on that chance, with Nashville ending their bid to have the conference.
Go to Milwaukee officers say this all however means tens of hundreds of individuals will come to downtown Milwaukee to see who turns into the 2024 Republican presidential candidate.
“It is good for Milwaukee, it is good for ensuring the eating places and bars and lodges are crammed,” stated Gov. Tony Evers.
“That is actually a chance for the town to placed on a present,” stated State Rep. Dan Knodl of the 24th District.
Folks on either side of the aisle say the 2024 RNC in Milwaukee shall be good for native companies, political specialists agree.
“Is it nice for financial growth? Sure!,” stated Kathy Dolan, a political science professor at UW-Milwaukee.
Once we requested if internet hosting the conference may impression the end result of the 2024 election in Wisconsin, a swing state, the reply wasn’t as clear minimize.
“Can we count on one thing totally different in Milwaukee as an end result that would not have occurred if the conference wasn’t right here? We’ve got no manner of realizing,” stated Dolan.
Governor Tony Evers agrees.
“I consider if something goes to maneuver the needle it is doing the proper factor and ensuring you are undertaking the issues the individuals of Wisconsin need,” stated Evers.
For Rep. Knodl, a Republican, he stated he hopes it attracts in additional large occasions.
“If the town of Milwaukee desires to current itself as a first-class metropolis and a vacation spot, you need to be open minded,” stated Knodl.
CBS 58 referred to as Mayor Cavalier Johnson’s workplace Wednesday morning asking how he felt. Officers together with his workplace stated they’re ready to hear from the delegates this Friday.