Wisconsin stands as a crucial swing state in November, and both parties are taking notice. President Barack Obama and Ann Romney, the wife of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, both have scheduled campaign stops in Milwaukee this week.
Romney will hold a rally at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Marquette University. The event will be held in the old gym at 1530 W. Clybourn St. The event is open to the public, but anyone who wants to attend must RSVP online at the campaign's website.
Obama has scheduled at rally Saturday at Henry Maier Festival Park on the Summerfest grounds. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. and tickets are required for admission. Free tickets will be available starting at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the following Obama campaign locations:
- Organizing for America – Milwaukee; 2201 N. Martin Luther King Dr., Milwaukee,
- Organizing for America – Milwaukee; 4417 W. North Ave., Milwaukee
- Organizing for America – Milwaukee; 5160 W. Forest Home Rd., Milwaukee
- Organizing for America – Waukesha; 805 Clinton St., Waukesha
- Organizing for America – Racine; 606 S 6th Street; Racine
- Organizing for America – Madison; 222 State Street; Madison,
- Organizing for America – Cedarburg; W62N281 Washington Ave., Cedarburg
- Organizing for America – Kenosha; 3020 Roosevelt Rd., Kenosha
Ticket distribution will continue from 9 a.m. Thursday morning and continue as long as tickets are available.