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Democratic Convention Facts

Numbers: 44th Democratic National Convention | 4,368 delegates 610 alternate delegates | 15,000 members of the news media | 7,000 volunteers 35,000 total attendance | $35.3 million total cost | $13 million federal contribution | 18,000 hotel rooms reserved for the event | 150 convention pages


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The Venue: 20,500 seating | 55 bathrooms | 160 luxury suites | 1999 - year Staples Center opened | $375 million total cost | $100 million cost for 20 years of naming rights | 950,000 square feet in size | 2,500 tons of steel used | 73,000 cubic yards of concrete used | 14 miles of telephone/data cable used

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