24 cities were invited by the Republican National Committee to bid for the 2016 Republican National Convention. Not all will bid, and some, like Seattle, were surprised to even be invited. And according to the RNC, several other cities have requested RFP information since November. But, as of November, here is the list of cities invited to bid for the convention:

Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, Orlando, Seattle, Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Oklahoma City, St. Louis