day from October 25 to Election Day at least one of the four Democratic
principals was doing an event somewhere in Wisconsin. Sen. Kerry
did three bus tours in the state, and Sen. Edwards also did a bus
In late September Kerry spent three and a half days preparing for the
presidential debate in Spring Green. On Election Day itself Sen.
Kerry made his last campaign stop in the morning in La Crosse before
-JK holds a rally with Bon Jovi at the corner of Water and State streets in Milwaukee, WI.
-EE greets voters and volunteers at Victory '04 headquarters (404 South Barstow Street) in Eau Claire, WI. visit continued from Oct. 31
-JK attends a Fresh Start for America rally with special guest Bruce Springsteen at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, WI.
-EE holds a town hall meeting at Fox Valley Technical College in Oshkosh, WI.
-EE holds a town hall meeting at Beulah Brinton Community Center in Milwaukee, WI.
-EE holds a town hall meeting at UAW Local 72 Hall in Kenosha, WI.
-JE rallies at McPhee Physical Education Center at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in Eau Claire, WI.
Sen. Kerry does a bus tour in Wisconsin.
-Delivers a speech on creating and keeping good-paying jobs in Cooley Auditorium at Milwaukee Area Technical College in Milwaukee, WI.
Stop with Olympians Julie Foudy and Abby Wambach at a girls' soccer practice in Brown Deer Park (northern Milwaukee), WI.
-Attends a "KE '04 Brat Fry" and rally at Fountain Park in Sheboygan, WI.
Stops to greet supporters by the roadside in Reedsville, WI. [Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
-Attends a Rally for a Stronger America on the Lawn at Alexander Gymnasium at Lawrence University in Appleton, WI.
JE attends services at the Greater New Birth Baptist Church in Milwaukee, WI
JE appears on the Sunday morning news shows (ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and FOX) from Milwaukee, WI. (before or after church?)
-JE speaks to a group of working women at The Little Cafe in West Allis (Milwaukee), WI.
Overnights October 9 in Milwaukee, WI.
-EE talks with voters at the Historic Downtown La Crosse Days Festival at Southside Oktoberfest Grounds (Intersection of 2nd and La Crosse St.) in La Crosse, WI.
Sen. Kerry spends 3
days doing debate prep. in Spring Green, WI.
Flight to Dane County Regional Airport in Madison, WI; arrives afternoon and greeted at the airport by supporters.
Stops at the Main Street Pub & Grill, watches some of the Green Bay Packers versus Indianapolis Colts football game, has a Leinenkugel's beer and a cheeseburger, and buys a round; afterwards makes a stop at Schubert's Old Fashioned Cafe Bakery in Mount Horeb, WI.
Overnight at the House on the Rock Resort in Spring Green, WI.
-Town hall meeting at River Valley Middle School in Spring Green, WI.
Debate prep. at House on the Rock Resort in Spring Green, WI.
Debate prep. at House on the Rock Resort in Spring Green, WI.
Debate prep. at House on the Rock Resort in Spring Green, WI. to Florida.
-JK attends a Rally for a Stronger America at 919 Alliant Energy Center Way in Madison, WI.
-JK holds a town meeting highlighting his commitment to fight for America's seniors at St. Ann’s Intergenerational Care Facility in Milwaukee, WI.
Overnights September 13 in Milwaukee, WI.
-EE discusses health care at St. Luke's Memorial Hospiital in Racine, WI.
-EE tours and discusses stem cell research at UW-Madison's Waisman Center, then stops in at the Memorial Union, in Madison, WI.
-EE campaigns in Eau Claire, WI.
Edwards does a two-day "A Stronger America Begins at Home" Wisconsin
Note: For the stops he pulls over to the side of the road, gets up on a pickup truck w/ a PA system, and gives brief speeches.
-Attends rally at Bay Beach Park in Green Bay, WI.
Stops in Shawano and Wittenberg, WI.
-Holds at town hall meeting at The Chatter Box in Wausau, WI.
-Holds rally at Pfiffner Pioneer Park in Stevens Point, WI.
Overnights in Stevens Point.
Stop in Briggsville, WI.
-Town hall meeting with rural and small town families at a dairy farm in Newport (near Wisconsin Dells), WI.
Stop in Columbus, WI.
-Rally at the fairgrounds of the Waukesha County Expo Center in Waukesha, WI.
Overnights in Sheboygan.
Day off with family at Blue Harbor Resort (indoor waterpark); overnights in Sheboygan.
-Attends a front porch discussion at the home of Craig and Katie Tinsen at Libby Court in Oak Creek (suburban) Milwaukee, WI.
-JE hosts a block party at Humboldt Park in Milwaukee, WI.
-JE holds a town hall at Memorial Hall in Racine, WI.
-JE holds a worker roundtable at Delta Family Restaurant in Oshkosh, WI.
-JE rallies at Riverside Park Fountain in La Crosse, WI.
-EE does a women's healthcare tour and discussion at St. Francis Hospital in Milwaukee, WI.
-EE attends church at Christian Faith Fellowship in Milwaukee, WI.
-EE hosts a women's healthcare event at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay, WI.
Sen. Kerry continues
"Believe in America" tour.
Crosses Lake Michigan on Lake Express High Speed Ferry from Muskegon, MI to Milwaukee, WI.
-Attends a Believe in America rally at Pere Marquette Park in Milwaukee, WI.
Overnights in Milwaukee, WI.
-Town hall meeting at Edwards Pavilion & Sports Complex-Teflar Park in Beloit, WI.
Unannounced stops at Baumgartner's Cheese Store & Tavern ("Wisconsin's Oldest Cheese Store") at the Huber Brewery in Monroe, WI. [Green County]
Unannounced stops in Gratiot, Shullsburg and Benton, WI. [Lafayette County]
Unannounced stop, rally in Cuba City, WI. [Grant County] -on May 7 the Bush campaign caravan went through the town without stopping.
...to Dubuque, IA.
Sen. Kerry does a
the Spirit of America” bus tour through Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa,
July 2-4, 2004.
Arrives in state after a stop in Cloquet (Carlton County), MN....
Stops in Superior (Douglas County) to shake hands; at Amnicon Falls State Park (Douglas County); in Spooner (Washburn County); and at the Norske Nook Restaurant and Bakery in Rice Lake (Barron County), WI.
-Rally at Evergreen Stock Farm in Bloomer (Chippewa County), WI.
-Tours Dejno Acres Farm, then leads a conversation with family farmers and community members, Independence (Trempealeau County), WI.
Stops for trap shooting at the Gun Slick Trap Club in Holmen (La Crosse County); at the Dairy Queen in Boscobel (Grant County); and in Lancaster (Grant County), WI.
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