NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Democratic presidential candidates will be campaigning in Tennessee during the week before the state’s primary election on March 3.
Candidate Mike Bloomberg will make his fourth trip to Tennessee since launching his campaign 14 weeks ago. He will be delivering remarks on Friday in Memphis, Clarksville and Johnson City.
“Tennessee is often ignored by Democratic presidential contenders, so we couldn’t be more excited to welcome Mike back for his fourth trip to the state,” said Courtney Wheeler, Bloomberg’s 2020 State Director, in a news release.
Bloomberg will spend the morning in Memphis at a Get Out the Vote Rally at Minglewood Hall.
He will be at a rally with veterans and military families at 1:30 p.m. at Old Glory Distilling Co., 451 Alfred Thun Rd., in Clarksville. Lt. Gen. John “Glad” Castellaw, USMC (Ret.) will be appearing at the rally with Bloomberg.
He will end the day in the Tri-Cities area at a Get Out the Vote Rally. The location is TBA.
Candidate Amy Klobuchar will attend a grass roots event in Nashville on Friday afternoon after starting the day in Virginia.
Klobuchar will attend a grassroots event at 4:30 p.m. at The Bell Tower, 400 Fourth Ave. S., Nashville. Doors open at 3:45 p.m.
She will also host a fundraising event on Friday at 6 p.m.
In addition to Bloomberg, Dr. Jane Sanders visited Nashville on Wednesday to campaign on behalf of her husband, candidate Bernie Sanders.
She was part of a roundtable with Metro Councilwoman Delishia Porterfield at The Bean Bag Coffee and Tea Shop. She participated in a coffee and conversation at Plaza Mariachi. She was a part of a roundtable with small business leaders at Shugga Hi Bakery. She also met with local faith, union and community leaders at Jefferson Street Missionary Baptist Church before a rally was held afterward.
The campaign of candidate Elizabeth Warren announced that actor Ashley Judd will campaign for her in Tennessee on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Judd attended a debate watch party on Tuesday at East Nashville Beer Works and campaigned for Warren on Wednesday in Memphis.
Judd will campaign at a Nashville and Franklin canvass kickoff events on Monday before a Super Tuesday Eve Kick-off event at 5:45 p.m. at The Lab, 624A Jefferson St., Nashville. She will campaign outside the Shelby Community Center, 401 S. 20th St., at 10 a.m. and Bordeaux Public Library, 4000 Clarksville Pk, at 10:45 a.m. on election day before a couple of canvass kickoff events, including at 2 p.m. at Tennessee for Warren headquarters at 2212 Eighth Ave. S.