Minnesota, Wisconsin a hotbed of presidential campaigning

Minnesota, Wisconsin a hotbed of presidential campaigning

Updated: September 28, 2020 12:25 PM

Minnesota and Wisconsin are proving their status as battleground states this election season with more than a dozen campaign events by major figures this month alone.


Wednesday's visit by President Donald Trump to Duluth will mark the ninth day that a member of the Trump administration or his family has visited Minnesota or Wisconsin since Sept. 1. A day after the president's visit to Duluth, Eric Trump will make two stops in Minnesota and Wisconsin, and then the president himself will return to Wisconsin for two events on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Jill Biden's visit to southern Wisconsin on Monday is the sixth visit by her, Joe Biden, or Kamala Harris to the states this month.

Here is a summary of campaign stops since the beginning of the political conventions:

Aug. 17: President Donald Trump, Mankato, Minn. and Oshkosh, Wis.
Aug. 19: Vice President Mike Pence, Darien, Wis.
Aug. 28: Vice President Mike Pence, Duluth
Sept. 1: President Donald Trump, Kenosha, Wis.
Sept. 3: Joe and Jill Biden, Kenosha, Wis.
Sept. 7: Kamala Harris, Milwaukee
Sept. 7: Vice President Mike Pence, La Crosse, Wis.
Sept. 9: Donald Trump Junior, Duluth
Sept. 9: Jill Biden, Prior Lake, Minn.
Sept. 14: Vice President Mike Pence, Janesville, Wis.
Sept. 17: President Donald Trump, Mosinee, Wis.
Sept. 18: Joe Biden, Hermantown and Duluth
Sept. 18: President Donald Trump, Bemidji
Sept. 21: Joe Biden, Manitowoc, Wis.
Sept. 24: Vice President Mike Pence and Ivanka Trump, Eau Claire and Minneapolis
Sept. 25: Ivanka Trump, Winona, Minn.
Sept. 28: Jill Biden, Madison and Waukesha, Wis.
Sept. 30: President Donald Trump, Duluth
Oct. 1: Eric Trump, Becker, Minn., and Rothschild, Wis.
Oct. 3: President Donald Trump, La Crosse and Green Bay

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