With dozens of delegates up for grabs for both parties, presidential hopefuls descended on the Philadelphia region Monday before voters head to the polls in Pennsylvania and Delaware on Tuesday.
Republican front-runner Donald Trump, Republican challenger John Kasich, Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and Democratic challenger Bernie Sanders all planned to hold public events in the area Monday, with GOP challenger Ted Cruz the only one not in the Keystone State Monday.
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Clinton began her day with a rally at World Café Live at the Queen along N Market Street in downtown Wilmington, Delaware at 11:15 a.m. She later spoke in the courtyard of Philadelphia City Hall for a get out the vote event at 7:15 p.m. [[376989051, C]]
Clinton’s daughter, Chelsea Clinton, will also be in the area canvassing with supporters in Lansdowne, West Chester and Ambler during the day.
Bernie Sanders, who is trying to chip away at Clinton’s lead, started his day with a midday rally in Pittsburgh. He visited Philly for an 8 p.m. get out the vote rally at Drexel University’s Daskalakis Athletic Center along Market Street. [[338107532, C]]
Clinton and Sanders also held back-to-back town halls from the National Constitution Center in Philly Monday night. MSNBC aired Sanders' town hall at 8 p.m. while the Clinton event followed at 9 p.m.
On the Republican side, Trump held a rally at West Chester University’s Hollinger Field House at 4 p.m. before heading up to the Mohegan Sun Area at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre for a 7 p.m. rally. [[302756881, C]]
Republican hopeful John Kasich went more low-key as he stopped by the Penrose Diver along Penrose Avenue in South Philadelphia Monday morning before a town hall event Monday night at 7 in McKees Rocks in western Pennsylvania.
The presidential primaries headline a slew of state and local races in Tuesday’s primary race.