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TNT: Demo convention attendance light

Many years, Washington's two political parties have their state conventions in the same place but on different weekends. This year, they had them in different places on the same weekend.

The Spokesman-Review opted for the Republican state convention in Tacoma. To read the Tacoma News Tribune's coverage of the Democratic state convention in Seattle, click here.

GOP in Tacoma in 2012

Active Republicans  might want to start looking for good deals on rooms in Tacoma at the end of May 2012. That’s where the Washington State Republican Party will hold its convention.

The state GOP announced today it chose the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center for its biannual gathering. They drew some 1,700 delegates to Vancouver this year, and considering 2012 is a presidential year, an even larger crowd can be expected in Tacoma.

Been 25 years since the state GOP held a convention in Tacoma, party officials said.

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Jim Camden is a veteran political reporter for The Spokesman-Review.

Jonathan Brunt is an enterprise reporter for The Spokesman-Review.

Kip Hill is a general assignments reporter for The Spokesman-Review.

Nick Deshais covers Spokane City Hall for The Spokesman-Review.

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