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What Effect Will the Republican National Convention Have on Florida Elections?

When the Republican National Convention comes to town, it’s going to affect our traffic, our security, and our economy. But will it affect how Florida votes in November?

The conventional wisdom about political conventions is that where you hold it, matters at the ballot box. But academic experts are skeptical.

So, what will be the effect of the Republican National Convention on the election in Florida? We’ve got several folks here to help us answer that question.

Hoe Brown is Hillsborough County Chairman of Romney for President. April Schiff is President of Strategic Solutions, a political consulting company in Tampa.

WUSF’s John O’Connor is one-half of our award-winning education reporting team, StateImpact Florida. And Aaron Sharockman is the deputy politics and government editor for the Tampa Bay Times.

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