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Oct. 8 Tampa, Naples, Fort Myers.
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Oct. 20-21... Oct. 20 Tampa, Orlando.  Oct. 21 Lake Worth, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Miami.
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Oct. 21-22... Oct. 21 Pensacola.  Oct. 22 Jacksonville, Gainesville.
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Oct. 24-25... Oct. 24 Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Plam Coast, New Smyrna, Cocoa Beach.  Oct. 25 Orlando, Lakeland, Tampa.
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Oct. 27-29... Oct. 27 New Port Richey.  Oct. 28 Ocala, The Villages, Titusville, Melbourne.  Oct. 29 Jupiter, Sunrise*.
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Sept. 2-3... Sept. 2 Deerfield Beach, West Palm Beach.  Sept. 3 Fort Myers, Sarasota.
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Sept. 19-20... Sept. 19 Coral Gables.  Sept. 20 Daytona Beach, Jacksonville.
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Sept. 23-25 (Debate Prep.) Belleaire/Clearwater.  Sept. 24 Dunedin.
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N O V E M B E R
November 3 Barack Obama
Change We Need rally at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL.

November 2 Joe Biden
Three Change We Need rallies with Jill Biden:
(a) at Florida State University, Langford Green, in Tallahassee, FL. 
(b) at The North Lawn near the J. Wayne Reitz Student Union, University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. 
(c) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL.


O C T O B E R
October 29-30 Barack Obama
Oct. 29
(a) Early Vote for Change rally with Joe Biden at BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, FL.* [Note: 30-min. infomercial ran this evening and cut to the rally in Sunrise for the last couple of minutes]. 
(b) Early Vote for Change rally with President Clinton at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, FL.

Oct. 30
(a) Early Vote for Change rally at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, FL. 
(b)
Buys three pumpkins from a pumpkin patch at the First United Methodist Church in Sarasota, FL.

October 27-29 Joe Biden
Oct. 27
Early Vote for Change rally at Sims Park in New Port Richey, FL.
Oct. 28
(a) Early Vote for Change rally at Dancing Horses Farm in Ocala, FL. 
(b) Stops at Kilwin's, an ice cream and sweet shop, in the The Villages, FL. 
(c) Stops at the campaign office, greets volunteers and makes calls, on Palm Avenue in Titusville, FL. 
(d) Early Vote for Change rally at Wickham Park in Melbourne, FL.
Oct. 29
(a) Early Vote for Change rally at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, FL. 
(b) Early Vote for Change rally with Barack Obama at BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, FL.*

October 24-25 Jill Biden
Oct. 24
Early Vote for Change events in Florida.
-at the Campaign for Change Mandarin office in Jacksonville, FL.
-at VFW Post 2391 in St. Augustine, FL.
-at Daytona Beach College in Palm Coast, FL.
-at Woman's Club of New Smyrna in New Smyrna, FL.
-at The Auditorium, 5000 Tom Warner Blvd in Cocoa Beach, FL.
Oct. 25
Early Vote for Change events in Florida.
-at Valencia Community College, Criminal Justice Institute Auditorium in Orlando, FL.
-at The Lakeland Center, Lake Hollingsworth–B Room in Lakeland, FL.
-at Tampa Letter Carriers in Tampa, FL.

October 21-22 Michelle Obama 
Oct. 21
Roundtable with members of the military community, then Early Vote for Change rally at the Pensacola Civic Center in Pensacola, FL.  [then Early Vote for Change rally with Barack Obama at Bicentennial Park in Miami, FL]. 
Oct. 22
(a) Early Vote for Change rally at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center in Jacksonville, FL. 
(b) Early Vote for Change rally in front of the Hippodrome Theater in Gainesville, FL.

October 20-21
Barack Obama
Oct. 20
(a) Early Vote for Change rally at Steinbrenner Field (formerly Legends Field) in Tampa, FL. 
(b) Early Vote for Change rally with Hillary Clinton at Amway Arena North Staircase in Orlando, FL.

Oct. 21
(a)
Growing American Jobs Summit at Palm Beach Community College, Elisabeth W. Erling Gymnasium in Lake Worth, FL. 
(b)
Unannounced stop at the Neighborhood Unisex Salon and at his campaign field office next door, in Fort Lauderdale, FL. 
(c) stop
for food (whitefish salad, bagels and cookies) at the Deli Den in Hollywood, FL. 
(d) Early Vote for Change rally at Bicentennial Park in Miami, FL.

October 8 Joe Biden
(a) Community gathering at the Sun Dome, University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. 
(b) Fundraisers at the Yacht Club at Naples Bay Resort in Naples, FL. ($) 
(c) Community gathering at Alico Arena, Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, FL.


S E P T E M B E R
September 27 Michelle Obama
Voter registration rally with Jill Biden at Florida A & M University, Quad Area in Tallahassee, FL.

September 23-25
Barack Obama
Debate prep at the Belleview Biltmore in Belleair (Clearwater), FL.
Sept. 23 - Impromptu stop, greets patrons at O'Keefe's Tavern in Clearwater, FL.
Sept. 24 - Change We Need rally at Knology Park in Dunedin, FL.
Sept. 25 - Addresses the Clinton Global Initiative live via s
atellite from Clearwater, FL.

September 19-20 Barack Obama
Sept. 19
(a) Meets with economic advisors at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL. 
(b) Women's Rally for the Change We Need at Bank United Center, University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL. 
(c) Fundraiser at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, FL. ($) 
Sept. 20
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Women for the Change We Need event at Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center, Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, FL. 
(b) Change We Need rally at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, FL.


September 2-3 Joe Biden
Sept. 2
(a) Town hall at Century Village at Deerfield Beach in Deerfield Beach, FL. 
(b) Town hall at Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, FL.
Sept. 3
(a) Economic roundtable at Harborside Event Center in Fort Myers, FL. 
(b) Town hall at Booker High School in Sarasota, FL. 


A U G U S T
August 19 Barack Obama
Addresses VFW 109th National Convention at the
Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

August 1-2 Barack Obama
Aug. 1
(a) Economic Security town hall at
Gibbs High School gymnasium in St. Petersburg, FL. 
(b)
Unannounced stop at Parkesdale Farm Market in Plant City, FL, buys peaches, oranges and strawberry shakes
(c)
Roundtable discussion at PJ’s Dream Home Center in Lakeland, FL. 
Aug. 2
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a) Press conference at the Radisson Hotel in Cape Canaveral, FL. 
(b)
Economic Security town hall at Brevard County Community College's John Henry Jones Gymnatorium in Titusville, FL. 
(c)
Addresses the National Urban League Annual Conference at Orlando World Marriott Resort in Orlando, FL.


J U L Y


J U N E
June 20-21 Barack Obama
June 20
(a) P
ress conference at the Riverwalk along the St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, FL.
(b)
Fundraiser at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center in Jacksonville, FL. ($)
June 21
Addresses the U.S. Conference of Mayors' 76th Annual Meeting at the InterContinental Hotel in Miami, FL.

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