GOP website lets you 'vote' for the city you want to host the 2016 Republican National Convention

DENVER - Denver is one of four cities in the running to host the 2016 Republican National Convention -- and you can "vote" for you favorite choice.

"Your opinion matters as conservatives make history in 2016. Which city do you think should host the next Republican National Convention? Cast your vote to make your voice heard," the GOP website states.

The other finalists are Cleveland, Dallas, and Kansas City. 

A final decision is expected in August.

Hosting the RNC could give Denver a big economic boost. The 2008 Democratic convention brought in approximately $266 million to the city, according to one report.

If Denver is chosen to host the convention, Colorado Republican party chairman Ryan Call told 7NEWS that the Pepsi Center will serve as the principal event site -- hosting key speeches and the nominating process. He added that Coors Field is the proposed site for a welcome reception. 

The Colorado Convention Center would serve as an "expo" site, part of the "delegate experience," said Call.

Colorado has appealing symbolic value to the RNC. The state has leaned Democratic in the last two presidential elections because of an influx of young, educated professionals and a growing number of Hispanic voters, two groups Republicans are trying to win. And Republicans would be nominating their presidential candidate in the same place Barack Obama was picked.

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