Charlotte Will Host The 2012 Democratic Convention
RALEIGH Gov. Beverly Perdue says the Democratic National Committee's decision to bring its 2012 presidential convention to Charlotte is good news for state residents of all political leanings. First lady Michelle Obama wrote to DNC members Tuesday announcing that Charlotte would host the September 2012 convention, about two months before the expected re-election campaigns for President Obama and Perdue. Perdue called a national political convention a keystone event that will help the state's economy and showcase Charlotte around the world.