Donald Trump will hold rally Saturday night in Denver amid last-minute blitz by both parties

Posted at 11:22 AM, Nov 04, 2016

DENVER – Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in Denver Saturday night as the cherry on top of a busy week in Colorado politics filled with visits from both major campaigns.

Trump's rally will start at 9:30 p.m. at the National Western Complex. Doors open at 6 p.m. Earlier Saturday, former New York Mayor Rudy Guiliani will stop by the Denver Trump campaign office at 1 p.m. He'll have an open question-and-answer session directly afterward.

Trump’s visit comes after visits this week by Mike Pence, Newt Gingrich, Donald Trump Jr. and Chelsea Clinton.

Bill Clinton is campaigning for his wife, Hillary, Friday in Pueblo, Denver and Fort Collins, and Sen. Bernie Sanders is campaigning for Clinton and Morgan Carroll Saturday in Colorado Springs, Castle Rock and Aurora.

Former Republican candidate Ben Carson and Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin will campaign for Trump Friday in Colorado Springs and Aurora.

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson also announced Friday he'll be in Colorado this weekend; he will campaign at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood at 3 p.m. Sunday.

The blitz of Colorado by both campaigns comes as recent polls in Colorado show Clinton’s once-large gap has narrowed considerably in recent weeks.

A University of Denver poll released Wednesday showed the two in a dead heat in a four-way race and Clinton leading by one percentage point in a two-way race.

Thursday, Magellan Strategies released a poll showing Clinton up by six percentage points. Other polls have shown Clinton with a lead of anywhere between 1 and 3 percent in the state.

Early voting numbers released by the Colorado Secretary of State Friday show Republicans have also narrowed what had at one point been a near-30,000 vote lead by Republicans to about 7,000 votes.

Though those counts don’t show how a person voted, they do show that registered Democrats and Republicans have so far outpaced the state’s largest electorate base, unaffiliated voters, in early ballot submissions.

People wishing to sign up for tickets to the Trump rally can do so here.


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