Presidential candidates, surrogates swarming NC this week

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Presidential candidates and their surrogates are campaigning heavily throughout central North Carolina this week.

Their visits are happening while ballots are already being cast in a tight battleground senate race.

Elizabeth Warren will take the stage on behalf of Hillary Clinton at Meredith College Tuesday. Her event is an early vote event. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the event begins at 8 p.m.

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Warren will be urging grassroots supporters and students to volunteer between now and Election Day in two weeks.

As of yesterday morning, close to half a million people have already cast their votes in our state.

Early voting continues in North Carolina until Nov. 5.

A Monmouth University survey has Clinton and Trump virtually tied. That’s a big reason why the candidates and their surrogates continue to make a push.

Bill Clinton will be in Rocky Mount, Goldsboro and Greenville today and Fayetteville tomorrow.

Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean will be in High Point today and the Triangle area tomorrow.

Donald Trump will be in Kinston on Wednesday.

Hillary Clinton held an event at St. Augustine’s University on Sunday afternoon and Mike Pence held two events in North Carolina on Monday – one in Salisbury and one in Greensboro.

Hillary Clinton and First Lady Michelle Obama will hold a joint rally on Thursday at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem.

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