Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris speaks at a virtual campaign event

Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris will hold a campaign event in Cleveland on Saturday as the Biden campaign attempts to rally support in the key battleground state of Ohio.

Further details about Harris’ trip to Cleveland, such as timing and location, have yet to be announced. The Biden-Harris campaign rescheduled the trip after an initial visit planned for Oct. 16 was canceled after a Harris staffer tested positive for coronavirus.

FOX NEWS POLL: TRUMP GAINS IN OHIO

President Trump’s campaign is also scheduled to make stops in Ohio this weekend. Vice President Mike Pence will hold a rally near Toledo, Ohio, on Friday, while President Trump is scheduled to host a “Make America Great Again” event in Circleville, Ohio at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday.

A Fox News poll of likely voters released earlier this week showed Trump with a 48-45% lead over Biden in the Buckeye State. The results marked a reversal compared to September, when polls showed Biden with a 5-point edge over Trump.

CLICK HERE TO READ THE OHIO POLL RESULTS

Ohio holds 18 electoral votes and is considered a key swing state in the 2020 presidential election. Trump won Ohio by 8 percentage points in 2016.

More than 1.1 million Ohio residents have already cast ballots since early voting began on Oct. 6, state officials said Tuesday.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

The Note: Biden, Trump and the uneven politics of outrage

The TAKE with Rick Klein An assessment of President Donald Trump‘s election-year Memorial Day weekend would include the following: Playing multiple rounds of golf in the midst of a pandemic; circulating tweets mocking the physical appearance of some of the…

Anyone near Trump or Pence will be given rapid coronavirus test: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With the coronavirus contagion spreading, the White House said on Friday that anyone expected to be near President Donald Trump or Vice President Mike Pence will be given a rapid COVID-19 test. “As the physician to the…

Will Hurd: El Paso massacre is “white nationalism terrorism”

A spokesman for Mitch McConnell said the Senate majority leader tripped outside his home in Kentucky early Sunday and suffered a shoulder fracture. David Popp, a spokesman for the Kentucky Republican, said in a statement Sunday afternoon that McConnell fell…

Rand Paul holds up passing bill that would ban lynching

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul acknowledged Wednesday that he’s the lone holdout on passing a bill that would make lynching a federal crime. His objection holds up the bill even as Congress faces pressure for action during nationwide protests against racial…