For Immediate Release
Contact: Alice Stewart
Urbandale, Iowa - Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann will launch a barnstorming bus tour across Iowa on Friday, making campaign stops in all 99 counties in 10 days as her campaign continues to build momentum leading to the state’s Jan. 3 first-in-the-nation caucuses.
“Michele Bachmann is determined to win the Iowa caucuses the same way she won the Republican Party of Iowa Straw Poll in August – she’s going to work harder than any other candidate in the race,” national campaign manager Keith Nahigian said. “Visiting counties over the course of 10 days will reflect her energy, enthusiasm and extraordinary work ethic as well as her commitment to representing the concerns of Iowa families who want a president that will put them first.”
Full details of the individual stops will be announced later in the week, but the bus tour begins Friday, Dec. 16 in northwest Iowa with stops in Sioux City, Le Mars, Orange City, Rock Rapids, Sibley, Primghar, Cherokee and Storm Lake. On Saturday, Bachmann will travel to Spencer, the Iowa Lakes region, Estherville, Emmetsburg, Algona, Humboldt, Pocahontas, Rockwell City, Sac City, Ida Grove, Denison, Carroll and Jefferson before ending the day with an appearance in Fort Dodge.
Bachmann is slated to make stops in Fort Dodge, Webster City, Eagle Grove, Garner, Forest City, Kensett and Mason City on Sunday.
The tour will continue through Thursday, Dec. 23, resume on Tuesday, Dec. 27 and conclude on Wednesday, Dec. 28, in central Iowa.