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"It's taken a long time:" Potential DNC host cities await decision

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee is in the running along with Houston and Miami for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.


The DNC chairman said he'd make the decision by the end of February. One week into March, the potential host cities are getting antsy.


"It's taken a long time hasn't it," said Governor Tony Evers.


Governor Evers told the press he hopes to hear a decision on the DNC convention soon so the city can start planning.


Philip Levine, the co-chairman fighting for Miami as the DNC's destination says it's an "unwarranted" delay, according to Politico.


He told a reporter, "There are bills to pay. There are logistics to plan. It takes time...They need time. And we're losing time... all three cities will have a more challenging time."


By comparison, the GOP already selected their space in Charlotte, NC.


"We have three good cities that are competing for it, I believe Milwaukee is the best," said Governor Evers.


One thing to consider both Florida and Texas both have Republican governors, and the DNC chairman making the decision, Tom Perez, has ties to Wisconsin.


A detail that's been plaguing Milwaukee is worry about lack of hotel rooms, but Governor Evers doesn't seem to be worried.


"A lot of the discussions going on is about hotel rooms and so we're looking forward to getting it, but it's taken a long time."


All three states in the running voted for President Trump in the general election. There's no word on when exactly this decision will be made.


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