COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Republican vice presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, will be back in Colorado again Wednesday evening for another campaign stop in Colorado Springs, and Donald Trump’s son, Eric, will campaign for his father in Colorado Thursday.
The Trump campaign has embarked on a last-minute blitz of classic swing states and other states that have suddenly become toss-ups ahead of the polarizing Nov. 8 General Election.
Pence will make stops in Reno, Nevada and Salt Lake City Wednesday before heading to Colorado Springs.
His event in Springs will be held at 7 p.m. at the Colorado Springs Event Center. Tickets are available here.
Eric Trump will make four stops in Colorado Thursday. He’ll start at noon at the Mt. Carmel Center of Excellence, a veterans center in Colorado Springs, then head over to the Penrose Events Center at 12:30 p.m.
After that, Eric Trump will participate in two “get out the vote” rallies: the first at 2 p.m. at the El Paso County Trump headquarters, located at 205 Sutton Lane, and the second at 6 p.m. at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood.
Expected to campaign with Eric are motivational speaker Mark Geist, state COP chairman Steve House, rancher and author Don Bendell and Veterans for Trump director Matt Miller.
The elder Trump is in Washington, D.C. Wednesday to officially open his new Trump International Hotel. He’ll then fly to North Carolina for a Wednesday evening rally in Kinston before spending Thursday campaigning in Ohio.
Trump tweeted Tuesday afternoon that he will "see [Colorado] soon," though no official trips to Colorado are listed on his campaign website aside from Pence’s and Eric Trump’s visits.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 25, 2016
The Trump campaign has campaigned extensively in Colorado in the past two months as it continues to believe it has a chance to win the state, which is a classic “purple state” that votes Democrat and Republican fairly equally.
But the most recent polls show states that are usually Republican strongholds, like Nevada, Utah and Ohio, are slipping from Trump’s grip in the final weeks of the election, according to averages from Real Clear Politics.