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An aerial view of Milwaukee City Hall and Fiserv Forum. Milwaukee is one of three cities bidding for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.(Photo: Mike De Sisti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)Buy Photo

Coming off Tuesday's sweep of statewide races, Wisconsin Democrats are renewing their effort to win another big prize: The 2020 Democratic National Convention.

Milwaukee, Houston and Miami Beach are the three finalists. The selection is expected to be announced early next year.

"We have felt all along that we had a very strong case for the 2020 Democratic National Convention," Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said. "The results (Tuesday) have made our case even stronger. It is clear that Wisconsin and the Midwest are going to be a major battleground in 2020. And the fact that the national Democrats have not held a national convention in the Midwest outside of Chicago since 1916, when they held the convention in St.