A Bend man is in Florida for the Republican National Convention as a "back-up" delegate. John Philo with "Deschutes County Republicans" says eve though all the different regions of the country are there - the main issues are not very diverse. In this election he says its all about the economy and jobs.
"we're seeing here at our hotel - we have the illinoIs delegation with us- and they have the same issues -its all about jobs- its all about the economy - and every state has felt this....that's the main issue that's on everybody's mind - and we share a lot of the same concerns."
Philo was a guest on 1110 KBND's Your Town on Monday. Newstalk 1110 KBND will be carrying the convention live each night starting at 5 p.m. Next week, KBND will also carry the Democratic National Convention.