CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Democratic governor candidate Roy Cooper and U.S. Senate hopeful Deborah Ross are looking to build momentum when they join fellow party members at the joint appearance of President Barack Obama and presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for a rally in Charlotte.
The rally is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon at the Charlotte Convention Center. Cooper and Ross are scheduled to speak, as is 12th Congressional District Rep. Alma Adams..
A few hours later, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump plans a rally at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh.
North Carolina has 15 electoral votes in the 2016 election. The state voted for Obama for president in 2008 and for Republican nominee Mitt Romney in 2012.
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