Democrats change venue of major event

With only two months to go, the convention organizing committee changes the venue of one of the showcase events. This isn't just a small change, they are moving from Cabarras County to downtown Charlotte.

The change came five months after convention officials trumpeted the speedway event as a way to showcase the region and involve more people in the convention.

I always thought putting an event at Charlotte Motor Speedway was a good idea but many of my concerns were cited as reasons for the change.

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