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Election 2020: U.S. National Conventions

The Democratic National Convention

The Democratic National Convention took place over four nights from August 17-20, 2020.The Democratic National Convention was held in Philadelphia on July 25-28. Joe Biden accepts the Democratic Party's nomination during the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

The Republican National Convention

The Republican National Committee Business meetings occurred on August 21-23. The official business of the 2020 Republican National Convention and the formal re-nomination of President Donald J. Trump occurred on Monday, August 24. As planned, and consistent with Governor Roy Cooper’s directive that a “scaled-down” convention be held, delegates will convene in Charlotte to nominate President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence as the Republican candidates for President and Vice President of the United States. This vital party business is, of course, the primary purpose of any national convention.