Republican National Convention schedule, Day 1, Aug. 27, 2012

August 21, 2012 

2:00 pm Chairman of the RNC Reince Priebus

Color Guard

Pledge of Allegiance

National Anthem: The Oak Ridge Boys


Opening procedural steps, appointment of convention committees

Welcoming remarks, and House and Senate candidates and RNC auxiliaries

RNC Chairman Priebus

RNC Co-Chairman Sharon Day

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn

Convention Chief Executive Officer William Harris

Chairman of Tampa Bay Host Committee Al Austin

Republican Congressional Candidates

State Delegate Barbara Comstock (VA)

Representative Tim Griffin (AR)

Republican Senate Candidates

Republican National Committee auxiliaries

Consideration of convention committee reports

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus

Committee on Credentials Chairman Mike Duncan

Committee on Permanent Organization Chairwoman Zoraida Fonalledas

Convention Permanent Chairman Speaker John Boehner, Presiding

Official Convention Photograph

Committee on Rules Chairman John Sununu

Committee on Resolutions Chairman Governor Bob McDonnell

Committee on Resolutions Co-Chairman Senator John Hoeven

Committee on Resolutions Co-Chairman Rep. Marsha Blackburn

Roll Call for Nomination of President of the United States

Roll Call for Nomination of Vice President of the United States

7:15 p.m. Recess

7:45 p.m. Reconvene

Remarks by Speaker John Boehner

Remarks by Governor Rick Scott (FL)

Remarks by RNC Chairman Reince Priebus


Remarks by Senator Rand Paul (KY)

Various Speakers

Remarks by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA)

To Be Announced

Remarks by Artur Davis and video

Remarks by Senate Republican Candidate Ted Cruz (TX)

Musical Act

Remarks by Governor Nikki Haley (SC)

Remarks by Mike Huckabee

Remarks by Mrs. Luce' Vela Fortuno

Remarks by Mrs. Ann Romney

Benediction by Sammy Rodriguez and adjournment.

Bradenton Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service