The Democratic National Committee announced today that the City of Milwaukee will host the 2020 convention, according to the Wall St. Journal.
Along with Houston and Miami Beach, Milwaukee was one of three locations being considered for the event. were also in the running.
A big factor in the selection of Milwaukee was its brand new arena, Fiserv Forum, which will host the convention.
Republican President Donald Trump won Wisconsin in the 2016 presidential election. Before that, Republicans hadn’t won the Badger State since 1984. This will be the first time in more than a century that Democrats will gather in a Midwest city other than Chicago to nominate their presidential candidate.