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Presidential hopefuls focused on Arizona

Posted at 3:43 PM, Mar 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-18 19:02:55-04

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - With the preference election only a few days away, presidential candidates have shifted their focus to the Grand Canyon State.

Arizona's Presidential Preference Election is on Tuesday, so candidates are hoping to sway those undecided voters and capture the delegates up for grabs, which is why casting your vote may be more important than ever.


U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders announced he will be holding "A Future to Believe" rally.
The presidential candidate will discuss a wide range of issues, including getting big money out of politics, his plan to make public colleges and universities tuition-free, combating climate change and ensuring universal health care
The rally will take place on Friday, March 18 at the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Avenue. 
Doors open to the public at 4:30 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are strongly encouraged.


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will host a rally in Tucson on Saturday, March 19.

The doors for the rally are set to open Noon and the rally is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m.

If you would like to get your free tickets for the rally, click here.

Donald Trump will speak at two campaign events on Saturday morning. He is holding a rally in Fountain Hills and along with Sean Hannity, will hold an event in downtown Phoenix.


Ted Cruz will be making a special appearance at the "American Rally" which will also have former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, along with conservative commentator Glenn Beck in attendance. 
The event is scheduled for March 18 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Arizona Christian University in north Phoenix.
Tickets are required and can be requested online

Former President Bill Clinton will hold events in Phoenix and Tucson to campaign for his wife, Hillary Clinton.

The time and location for the Tucson event have not been released.

On Monday, March 21, she will be at Carl Hayden Community High School at 3:30 p.m. Door open to the public at 1:30 p.m.

Supporters interested in attending the Phoenix event can RSVP here.

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