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Former President Obama to hold rally urging support for Mark Kelly, Katie Hobbs

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Tuesday, November 1, 2022 - 12:52pm
Updated: Wednesday, November 2, 2022 - 7:55am

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President Barack Obama speaking on the recovering housing sector at Central High School in Phoenix in 2015.

Former President Barack Obama is on his way to Arizona this week to hold a rally for Democratic candidates Mark Kelly and Katie Hobbs.

The event is scheduled to take place at Cesar Chavez High School in Laveen on Wednesday evening. It will also include attorney general candidate Kris Mayes, secretary of state candidate Adrian Fontes and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman. At least one local Republican will also campaign alongside the former president — Mesa Mayor John Giles, who’s endorsed several Democrats running for office this election season.

It’s a sure sign that Arizona is in the national spotlight as we head into the final days of campaigning. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8.

To talk more about the political stakes, The Show heard from Democratic strategist Stacy Pearson, co-founder of Lumen Strategies.

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