“Given the health restrictions and restrictions in place in the state of North Carolina, we anticipate the closure of Charlotte operations. [to the] press from Friday August 21 to Monday August 24, ”said a spokesperson for the convention. We are happy to let you know if that changes, but we are working within parameters set by state and local guidelines regarding the number of people who can attend events. ”
The decision was first reported by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Privately, some Republican delegations have raised logistical concerns on the trip to the event, citing the growing number of jurisdictions imposing mandatory quarantine orders on travelers returning from states with an increase in cases.
The Charlotte Delegate Subset will vote by proxy on behalf of the more than 2,500 official convention delegates. Alternate delegates and guests have already been banned.