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In August, the Democratic Party will formally nominate the next president and vice president of the United States at the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The convention is an opportunity to show the American people what we stand for as a party and unite around our shared values. In addition to fulfilling their nominating duties, Democratic Party members from across the country will also work together during the convention to adopt the official 2020 Democratic Party platform.

Our Convention Plans

Get to Know Cream City

We’ll be making history this year—not just because we’re nominating the next president of the United States, but because we’re doing it in a state that has never hosted a major party’s national convention before. Milwaukee’s vibrant history and the determination and optimism of its residents make it the perfect city to hold our convention.

About Milwaukee

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A view of the Milwaukee skyline and Fiserv Forum facing east.
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Two people kayaking on the Kinnickinnic River with the Hoan Bridge in the background.
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