Romney, Obama Surrogates Hop On The Bus For Statewide Tours

While campaigns across the country are just starting to get off the ground, The Obama and Romney campaigns will be staying on the ground – with bus tours in Pennsylvania.

Surrogates for the two candidates are touring across Pennsylvania via bus, each pitching their candidate to voters.

The Romney-Ryan ticket’s “A Better Future” bus tour launched today, with day one titled, “We Built This.” Five bus stops were planned.

Day One, Aug 28:

Romney-Ryan Bus Stops at Mercer County Courthouse for “We Built This” Event
Mercer, PA
10:30 AM
Mercer County Courthouse
101 North Diamond Street
Mercer, PA 16137
Featuring
State Senator Bob Robbins
Richard Beech, Owner of Howe’s Candy Company
James Campbell, Owner of Shenango Steel Buildings
John Ligo, Owner of Farm Literra

Romney-Ryan Bus Stops at Crawford County GOP Office
Meadville, PA
12 PM
Crawford County GOP Headquarters
312 Chestnut Stree
Meadville, PA 16355
Featuring
State Senator Bob Robbins

Romney-Ryan Bus Stops at Wenzel’s Hatch Patch for “We Built This” Event
Warren, PA
2:30 PM
Wenzel’s Hatch Patch
522 Hatch Run Road
Warren, PA 16365
Featuring
Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson

Romney-Ryan Bus Stops at Erie County Fair
Wattsburg, PA
4:30 PM
Wattsburg Erie County Fairgrounds
13993 Route 8 & 89
Wattsburg, PA 16442
Featuring
Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson

Romney-Ryan Bus Stops for Erie County Convention Watch Party
Erie, PA
7 PM
Erie County Victory Office
2206 West 15th Street
Erie, PA 16505
Featuring Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson
Local Republican Candidates and Volunteers

Day Two, Aug 29:

Romney-Ryan Bus Stops Grove City College “We Can Change It” Voter Registration and Volunteer Recruitment Drive
Grove City, PA
11:00 AM
Grove City College
100 Campus Drive
Grove City, PA 16127
Featuring
Grove City College Republicans   

Romney-Ryan Bus Stops at “We Can Change It” Watch Party for Governor Romney’s Speech to the American Legion National Convention
Delmont, PA
3:00 PM
Lamplighter Restaurant
6566 William Penn Highway
Delmont, PA 15626
Featuring
State Representative Tim Krieger
County Commissioner Chuck Anderson
Local Veterans and Volunteers

Romney-Ryan Bus Stops at Allegheny County “We Can Change It” Victory Office Grand Opening
Wexford, PA
5:30 PM
Allegheny County – North Hills Victory Office
3500 Brooktree Road
Wexford, PA 15090
Featuring
U.S. Congressional Candidate Keith Rothfus  

Romney-Ryan Bus Stops at Cambria County “We Can Change It” Convention Watch Party
Johnstown, PA
8:00 PM
Cambria County Victory Office
450 Luray Avenue
Johnstown, PA 15904
Featuring
U.S. Congressional Candidate Keith Rothfus

The Obama campaign kicked off their tour Monday, with stops in Erie and Pittsburgh. The “Romney-Ryan Wrong for PA Bus Tour” had three stops slated for today, starting this morning in Altoona.

Day One, Aug 27:

Romney Ryan “Wrong for Pennsylvania” Bus Tour in Erie
Erie, PA
10 AM
Affordable housing construction site, Parade St. between 19th and 20th streets, Erie, PA 16503
Featuring
Democratic Party Chair Jim Burn
Former U.S. Rep Kathy Dahlkemper
Congressional Candidate Missa Eaton
County Democratic Chair Bill Cole
Obama Volunteer Leaders

Romney Ryan “Wrong for Pennsylvania” Bus Tour in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
1:30 PM
Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers, 10 South 19th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Featuring
Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Jim Burn
Allegheny County Democratic Party Chair Nancy Patton Mills
Braddock Mayor John Fetterman
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald
Jack Shea, President of Allegheny County Labor Council, AFL-CIO
Massachusetts State Representative Bruce Ayers
Massachusetts State Representative James M. Murphy

Day Two, Aug 28:

Romney-Ryan “Wrong for Pennsylvania” Bus Tour in Altoona
Altoona, PA
10 AM
AFSCME District 83 Labor Council, 161 Patchway Road, Duncansville, PA 16635
Featuring
AFSCME Representative Mickey Sgro
Blair County Democratic Committee Chairman Frank Rosenhoover
Massachusetts State Senator Katherine Clark
John Defazio, United Steelworkers

Romney-Ryan “Wrong for Pennsylvania” Bus Tour in State College
State College, PA
12:15 PM
Corner of S. Allen & E. College Ave, State College, PA
Featuring
Mayor Elizabeth Goreham
Commissioner Michael Pipe
Professor and Congressional Candidate Charles Dumas
Massachusetts State Senator Katherine Clark
John Defazio, United Steelworkers

Romney Ryan “Wrong for Pennsylvania” Bus Tour in Harrisburg
Harrisburg, PA
3:30 PM
Pennsylvania State Capitol Steps, North 3rd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120
Featuring
Congressman Tim Holden
Dauphin County Commissioner George Hartwick
President of PSEA Michael J. Crossey
Massachusetts State Senator Katherine Clark

August 28th, 2012 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Presidential, Top Stories | No Comments