Kaine campaigns in Green Bay


GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) – Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine campaigned in Wisconsin two days before Election Day.

He rallied voters in the Phoenix room at UW-Green Bay. Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Russ Feingold and Tom Nelson, Democratic candidate for Wisconsin’s eighth congressional district, were also at the event.

Kaine was in Milwaukee earlier today. He stopped by La Crosse on Sunday evening.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was also scheduled to campaign Sunday in Wisconsin, but it was announced Saturday that the West Allis rally would be canceled due to a scheduling conflict.

After an introduction by Feingold— Senator Kaine took the stage before more than 250 supporters and wasted no time attacking Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s opponent.

Kaine said, “Again, again, and again he’s a guy whose about himself, and we’ve never, ever in this country had a great President who put himself first. We haven’t.”

After the event, Senator Kaine met with Action 2 News one-on-one.

During that time– he spoke about the final hours before Tuesday’s election, and what’s being done to win over undecided voters.

“We’re making the case that we’ve got a better plan to grow the economy, and the economists who look at the Clinton plan and the Trump plan say the Clinton plan will grow the economy by 10.5 million jobs. The Donald Trump plan will sink the economy by 3.5 million jobs,” said Kaine.

As for winning Wisconsin— Senator Kaine feels somewhat confident.

Kaine added, “We’re really excited about what we’re seeing, the energy around the country, in early voting. Wisconsin is setting early voting records. We like the energy we see, but there’s 48 hours left. We’re taking nothing for granted and we have the petal to the medal.”

Kaine was just in Appleton on Tuesday, campaigning at Lawrence University to promote early voting. He was also in the state in August. Clinton hasn’t been in the state since before April’s primary.

The most recent Marquette Law School poll shows Clinton six points ahead of Trump among likely voters. For the Clinton campaign, it’s about holding on to their lead here.

Wisconsin has 10 electoral votes toward the 270 needed in the electoral college to win the presidency.