Chairman Reince Priebus announced the finalists Thursday on Twitter which include Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Denver, Dallas, Kansas City, Las Vegas & Phoenix.
The next step requires cities to present their full bids to the RNC site selection committee. That is scheduled to take place on March 3 in Washington, DC.
The committee will make site visits to selected cities in Mid-March. The final decision is expected by late summer or early fall.
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