If things are still such that large crowds are not the way to go by mid -July?
The DNC has got to come up with a plan on how to hold a convention that will pull the party together and present Joe Biden with a step off for the November election with the nomination…
Planners for the Democratic National Convention are looking at contingency options in case the mid-July gathering in Milwaukee can’t take place because of the coronavirus, officials said on Monday for the first time.
“As we navigate the unprecedented challenge of responding to the coronavirus, we’re exploring a range of contingency options to ensure we can deliver a successful convention without unnecessary risk to public health,” said Katie Peters, a convention spokeswoman.
“This is a very fluid situation — and the convention is still more than three months away. We are committed to sharing updates with the public in the coming weeks and months as our plans continue to take shape.”
One person with knowledge of the discussions said Monday that “intensive scenario-planning” was taking place among officials from the Democratic National Committee, the convention committee and the Milwaukee host committee, who were all determining what to do about the convention, which is scheduled for July 13 to July 16 at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee….
Several states have moved or have proposed moving their primaries to June 2, which is quickly becoming a major date on the Democratic primary calendar….