President Trump will maintain a marketing campaign rally in Erie, Pennsylvania on Saturday, July 29. Trump final appeared in Erie at an airport rally in October through the 2020 reelection marketing campaign. The 2024 winner-take-all Republican presidential major in Pennsylvania is scheduled for April 23.
The latest poll on Pennsylvania, taken in June, exhibits Trump main nearest competitor Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida by 24 factors: 49 to 25 % assist. Trump gained Erie County in 2016 by just under 2000 votes (Erie voted for Obama in 2008 and 2012–Reagan in 1984 was the final Republican presidential candidate to hold Erie), however Biden took it in 2020 by lower than 1,500 votes. Trump led Biden the day after the November third election by almost 15,000 votes. Background on “swing county” Erie at this link.
This might be solely the third full scale rally Trump has held since saying his candidacy final November. Trump’s first rally of the yr was in Waco, Texas on March 25, and drew about 15,000 supporters. His second rally, set for Des Moines, Iowa on Might 13, was canceled due to a tornado watch. A 3rd scheduled rally, in Pickens, South Carolina on July 1st was attended by about 50,000 supporters. A small scale rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa on July 7 drew a packed house of over 1,000 supporters. Saturday’s rally in Erie might be held on the Erie Insurance coverage Enviornment, which might hold over 9,000 for concerts.
Trump has targeted campaigning on extra conventional retail politicking with coverage speeches and appearances at conferences by GOP events and impartial conservative teams. Trump has additionally paid shock visits to native eating places the place he has been mobbed by supporters.
At sure stops, resembling a visit to Louisiana on Tuesday for a fundraiser, Trump holds a media availability that often features a meet-and-greet with supporters on the airport.
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On Friday, Trump is internet hosting an open house at the grand opening of his Iowa headquarters in Des Moines.
Tickets for the Erie rally on Saturday can be had at this link. Doorways open at 1 p.m. EDT with Trump scheduled to talk at 6 p.m.