Montana Gov. Bullock set to campaign in Marshalltown Wednesday

Democratic presidential candidate Steve Bullock speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's Hall of Fame Celebration in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Bullock is reporting more than $2 million in contributions during the second quarter of the year for his 2020 Democratic presidential campaign.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Democratic presidential candidate Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will make a campaign stop in downtown Marshalltown this week.

Bullock is set to visit the Tremont on Main, 24 W. Main St., 9 a.m. Wednesday. The event is described as a meet-and-greet session.

The Montana governor announced his campaign for president in May. Bullock previously visited Iowa River Brewing Company in support of Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller’s re-election campaign in April 2018.

Then and now, Bullock has mentioned his ability to win the governorship in Montana as a Democrat. Specifically, he cites that he won the state by 4 percent while President Donald Trump won the state by 20 percent.

He is among a group of Democratic candidates with a message of reaching out to rural Democrats, as well as independents and Republicans in rural areas.

Bullock is still working to gain traction in a crowded Democratic field. According to RealClearPolitics, he is currently polling between 0-1 percent, depending on the survey.

Bullock was not among the 20 candidates on the Miami debate stage in June. However, his campaign announced late last week it pulled in about $2 million in the second quarter of 2019.


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