It’s been an election year defined by bizarre events, name calling and awkward moments. So why would we expect the 2016 national conventions to be any different? Regardless of your political views, the Republican and Democratic conventions offer a glimpse into current party values and initiatives. These events better inform voters and set the tone for the remainder of the election. While it’s easy to get caught up choosing sides, sometimes it’s just best to look at the facts. Numbers don’t lie, and here are some lesser known 2016 convention statistics.