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Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald announce push to host a national political convention in Cleveland in 2016

Cleveland Mayor Frank jackson (left) and Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald ( ) /   ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-Today, Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald announced their intention to request consideration of a resolution by Cleveland City Council and a resolution by Cuyahoga County Council to support city and county funding to attract a major national political nominating convention to Cleveland in 2016. “Ohio, Cleveland in particular, is a significant force in national politics,"  said Jackson. "A nd to this strong political heritage our outstanding amenities, new convention and hotel facilities and our ideal location, and it is clear that Cleveland has what it takes to meet the demands of such a high-level national event." FitzGerald said that the idea is meaningful and will bring additional resources to the greater Cleveland area. “Hosting a na