Blankfein, Wintour Among Co-Chairs for Democratic Convention Bid

NYC names group of 10 host cmte co-chairs as city enters final weeks of selection process for 2016 Democratic National Convention.

  • City has raised $20m toward goal of $100m convention, has $6.5m in cash, according to e-mailed statement
  • Host cmte responsible for raising rest of funds, organizing events, working w/DNC to host July 2016 event. Co-chairs:
    • Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs
    • Ursula Burns, Xerox
    • Kenneth Chenault, American Express
    • George Gresham, 1199 SEIU
    • Melissa Mark-Viverito, New York City Council
    • Sean Parker, Sean N. Parker Foundation
    • Alan Patricof, Greycroft Partners
    • Rob Speyer, Tishman Speyer
    • Anna Wintour, Condé Nast, Vogue
    • Robert Wolf, 32 Advisors
  • NOTE: NYC, Philadelphia, Columbus, Ohio, are finalists for convention; Republicans to hold theirs in Cleveland

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