RNC faces lackluster volunteer support as DNC recruits triple its numbers

While the Democratic National Convention highlights high numbers of people volunteering to work the event come August, the Republican National Convention currently has far fewer slated volunteers. 

The DNC said it has had 12,000 people sign up since opening the volunteer portal in May, while the RNC currently has around 4,000 volunteers set to work the convention in Milwaukee next week.

Meanwhile, in Chicago, the DNC said 12,000 people volunteered to work the convention with 75% of the applications coming from Illinois and every Chicago ZIP code being represented by those who volunteered.

Two weeks ago, the DNC still needed 3,000 people to volunteer, but those slots have been filled ahead of the Democrats’ August convention.

The RNC previously had difficulty recruiting volunteers and
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