Loudoun as political hot spot resumes Wednesday
Virginia Republicans are back on the campaign trail in Loudoun Wednesday with two separate events planned at the local GOP office in downtown Leesburg
Pete Snyder, the chairman of conservative grassroots organization Virginia Victory, will lead a “commit to Mitt” early voting push at the Republican office at 18 Royal St. around 9 a.m., while former Gov. George Allen, a U.S. Senate candidate, will headline a get out the vote effort at 3 p.m.
Political events across the commonwealth and the East Coast were halted Monday and Tuesday – just one week before the general election – out of respect for the millions of Americans in the path of the devastating storm.
Snyder and Republican volunteers “will hold ‘Commit to Mitt’ early voting events [Wednesday], making phone calls reminding people to return their absentee ballots and vote early for the Romney-Ryan ticket,” according to an announcement for the event.
“Additionally, the bus will be collecting storm-relief donations, which will be delivered to areas affected by Hurricane Sandy,” the announcement states.
Mitt Romney’s wife Ann addressed a couple hundred supporters in South Riding Oct. 27, her second visit to Loudoun County in two months. Mitt Romney, who swung through Leesburg earlier this month, will hold events in southern Virginia Thursday.
Polls in recent weeks have shown Romney and President Barack Obama in a virtual dead heat among Virginia voters.