May 13, 2010 /EIN Presswire/ – The Republican National Committee has picked Tampa, Florida and the St. Pete Times Forum to host the 2012 Republican National Convention. Tampa beat out Salt Lake City and Phoenix for the convention.

In a conference call announcing the decision, Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele said that the recent immigration uproar in Arizona and calls for a boycott of the state played no part in Phoenix losing the bid.

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