Kamala Harris’ Campaigning in Florida


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Kamala Harris with a microphone in hand.

Tomas Sanchez Jurado, Reporter

On Monday morning, vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris flew from Washington D.C. to Orlando International Airport where she then attended a drive-in rally. Harris then headed North of Jacksonville, where she campaigned and motivated citizens to to vote early.

Harris Arrived at the 11:15 a.m. drive-in rally to support early voting as begins in much of Florida. Rally attendees honked horns and waved flags and signs alongside a large blue banner that read “Florida For Biden Harris.”  Harris took the stage, announcing to roughly 80 vehicles that “The answer, of course we know, is this. Because they know: When we vote, we win. When we vote, we change things. We make it better. We know our power. We know our power. They know our power.”

Harris then attend a 4:40 p.m. voter mobilization event in River City, Jacksonville. Supporters of both Biden/Harris and President Donald Trump/Vice President Mike Pence lined the streets of the University of North Florida campus prior to Harris’s arrival. Harris took the stage with an umbrella in hand and rain did not stop Harris from addressing the early voters. “We’re here right now, standing in the rain because we know we are better than this and we know that the strength of our democracy is in the strength of the people,” she stated.

In a statement about Harris’s campaigning, Trump campaign spokesperson, Emma Vaughn, stated “Kamala Harris’s last-minute efforts in Florida are too little, too late.”