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2016 Presidential Candidate Nominating Convention - Democrat National Convention - Philadelphia

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $47,349,474)

The Democratic National Convention (DNC) will be held July 25-28, 2016, in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The DNC was designated a National Special Security Event (NSSE) by the Department of Homeland Security. With NSSE status, the United States Secret Service (USSS) is the lead agency in charge of security for the DNC. The recipient will utilize grant funds to provide support for law enforcement expenditures and related security costs, including overtime, associated with the 2016 DNC.


Date Created: April 19, 2016