Revised Republican National Convention Schedule

Republican officials today released a revised convention-week schedule. Changes in the schedule are the result of the convention’s decision postpone the Monday, August 27 sessions due to weather-related concerns. The revised schedule is as follows:

Monday, August 27, 2012

2:00 p.m.

  • Chairman of the RNC Reince Priebus
  • Call to Order/Start Debt Clocks

2:10 p.m.

  • Announcement of Recess

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

2:00 p.m.

  • Chairman of the RNC Reince Priebus
  • Color Guard Knights of Columbus
  • Pledge of Allegiance by Former Governor Tim Babcock (MT)/ Tom Hogan (FL)
  • National Anthem sung by Philip Alongi
  • Invocation by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik
  • 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 U.S. Senator John Hoeven
  • Committee on Resolutions Co-Chairman U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn
  • Roll Call for Nomination of President of the United States
  • Roll Call for Nomination of Vice President of the United States

6:40 p.m.

  • Recess

7:00 p.m.

  • Reconvene
  • Remarks by Speaker John Boehner
  • Remarks by RNC Chairman Reince Priebus
  • Video and remarks by Mayor Mia Love (Saratoga Springs, UT), U.S. congressional candidate
  • Remarks by Janine Turner
  • Remarks by former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum
  • Remarks by Host, U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers

8:00 p.m.

  • Remarks by U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (NH), accompanied by Jack Gilchrist
  • Remarks by Governor John Kasich (OH)
  • Remarks by Governor Mary Fallin (OK)
  • Remarks by Governor Bob McDonnell (VA), accompanied by Bev Gray
  • Remarks by Governor Scott Walker (WI)

9:00 p.m.

  • Remarks by Governor Brian Sandoval (NV)
  • Remarks by Sher Valenzuela (small business owner, candidate for DE Lt. Governor)
  • Remarks by Senate Republican Candidate Ted Cruz (TX)
  • Remarks by Artur Davis
  • Remarks by Governor Nikki Haley (SC)

10:00 p.m.

  • Remarks by Mrs. Luce’ Vela Fortuño
  • Remarks by Mrs. Ann Romney
  • Remarks by Governor Chris Christie (NJ)
  • Benediction by Sammy Rodriguez
  • Adjournment

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

7:00 p.m.

  • Convention convenes
  • Call to order
  • Introduction of Colors by Amputee Veterans of America Support Team (AVAST)
  • Pledge of Allegiance by Brigadier General Patrick E. Rea, US Army (Ret.)
  • National Anthem sung by Ayla Brown
  • Invocation by Ishwar Singh
  • Ron Paul Video
  • Remarks by Senate Republican Leader and Convention Temporary Chairman Mitch McConnell (KY)
  • Remarks by Senator Rand Paul (KY)
  • Remarks by Christopher Devlin-Young and Jeanine McDonnell

8:00 p.m.

  • Remarks by Senator John McCain (AZ)
  • Remarks by Attorney General Pam Bondi (FL) and Attorney General Sam Olens (GA)
  • Remarks by Governor Bobby Jindal (LA)
  • Remarks by Senator John Thune (SD)
  • Remarks by Senator Rob Portman (OH)

9:00 p.m.

  • Remarks by Governor Luis Fortuño (PR)
  • Remarks by Governor Tim Pawlenty (MN)
  • Bush 41, 43 Film
  • Remarks by Mike Huckabee

10:00 p.m.

  • Remarks by Condoleezza Rice
  • Remarks by Governor Susana Martinez (NM)
  • Remarks by vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan
  • Benediction by Archbishop Demetrios
  • Adjournment

Thursday, August 30, 2012

7:00 p.m.

  • Convention convenes
  • Call to order
  • Introduction of Colors US Central Command Joint Forces Color Guard Team
  • Pledge of Allegiance by Dylan Nonaka
  • National Anthem sung by SEVEN
  • Invocation by Ken and Priscilla Hutchins
  • Remarks by U.S. Rep. Connie Mack (FL)
  • Reagan Legacy Video
  • Remarks by Newt and Callista Gingrich
  • Remarks by Craig Romney

8:00 p.m.

  • Remarks by Governor former Jeb Bush (FL)
  • Remarks by Bob White, chairman of Romney for President campaign
  • Remarks by Grant Bennett
  • Remarks by Tom Stemberg

9:00 p.m.

  • Remarks by former Massachusetts Lt. Governor Kerry Healey
  • Remarks by Jane Edmonds, former Massachusetts Secretary of Workforce
  • Remarks by Olympians Michael Eruzione, Derek Parra and Kim Rhode
  • 10:00 p.m. Remarks by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL)
  • Remarks by presidential nominee Mitt Romney
  • Benediction by Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan
  • Speaker Boehner declares convention adjourned

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