President Barack Obama talks on the phone with Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan during the motorcade ride July 20, 2012 in Palm Beach, Fla. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)
COLUMBUS, Ohio - On Tuesday, President Obama will make his way back to the Buckeye state for a campaign stop in Columbus.
Obama plans to speak at Capital University to discuss the difference between his vision for America’s economic recovery versus that of Republican opponent Mitt Romney.
The event, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 10 a.m. Tickets are required for entry and can be obtained on a first come-first serve basis (one ticket per person) at the following locations:
OFA-OH Whitehall Field Office
3741 E. Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43213
OFA-OH Eastside Field Office
1005 E. Long St
Columbus, OH 43203
OFA-OH Beechcroft Field Office
1973 E. Dublin-Granville Rd.
Columbus, OH 43229
Obama’s Ohio visit comes just one week after visits by Romney and Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan’s visit to the swing state.
A recent poll conducted by USA Today/Gallup shows that a majority of voters in key 2012 election swing states say they are not better off than they were four years ago (With 40 percent saying they are better off).
The USA Today/Gallup poll was conducted Aug. 6-13 with a sample of 970 registered voters in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
The most recent polling data from Real Clear Politics shows Obama up by +1.8 in the state of Ohio from July 24 through August 14. (Real Clear Politics takes an average of all polls conducted by other agencies).
Copyright 2012 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Ohio's elections chief says he's wrapped up a review by county election boards across the swing state into allegations of voter fraud during the 2012 presidential election.
The former New York congressman who resigned two years ago after posting racy photos of himself is now running for New York City mayor