CLEVELAND (WJBK) - It's time for the Republican National Convention, and FOX 2's Roop Raj and Charlie LeDuff are down in Cleveland gearing up to bring you the latest election news.
Held at the Quicken Loans Arena, the 41st Republican National Convention will run from Monday, July 18 through Thursday, July 21.
By the numbers, the convention will host:
- Nearly 2,470 delegates
- 2,302 alternate delegates
- 15,000 credentialed media
- 50,000 visitors
- 59 delegates from Michigan
- 59 alternate delegates from Michigan
This year marks the fourth time the convention has taken place in Ohio -- a key state for GOP candidates as no Republican has won the White House without first taking Ohio.
Cincinnati hosted the convention in 1876, and Cleveland hosted in 1924 and 1936.
Stay with FOX 2 for the latest coverage throughout the week.
- Click here for a list of speakers and what day and time they'll speak.
- Click here for a list of frequently asked questions about the convention.
- Click here to learn more about Cleveland.
Updates from Roop:
- Security is extremely high following the attack in France.
- Black Lives Matter is slated to attend the convention.
- Ohio is an open carry state, and Gov. John Kasich says he will keep that law in full force throughout the week.
JUST IN: "Make America" with new theme everyday 1)Safe 2)Work 3)First 4)One again are the themes for the #RNCinCLE— Roop Raj (@rooprajfox2) July 17, 2016