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Biden to visit San Diego ahead of Election Day

Rep. Mike Levin’s marketing campaign confirmed Biden would ship remarks at a Get Out The Vote occasion at Thursday at MiraCosta College in Oceanside.

SAN DIEGO — Just days away from Election Day, President Joe Biden is about to visit San Diego to marketing campaign for House Democrats.

Democrats are hoping the presidential visit will increase voter turnout within the tight Congressional race for California’s forty ninth District between Incumbent Rep. Mike Levin and Brian Maryott

Details surrounding Biden’s visit to San Diego are creating, however Levin’s marketing campaign and the White House confirmed Biden would ship remarks at a Get Out The Vote occasion at MiraCosta College Thursday in Oceanside.

The Levin marketing campaign mentioned Biden will spotlight what they consider is at stake this election. 

The occasion opens to the general public at 4:30 p.m. and begins at 6:30 p.m., in accordance to the Levin marketing campaign.

California: A GOP Battleground

One of the most important battlegrounds within the struggle to management the U.S. House is closely Democratic California. Despite the state’s fame as a liberal monolith, there are scattered pockets of conservative energy, the Associated Press reported. 

With family budgets strained by inflation and President Joe Biden’s nationwide recognition lukewarm, state Republicans are hoping to choose up as many as 5 House seats. At the identical time, Democrats are wanting to claw again 4 seats they lost in 2020, in Orange County and the Central Valley, and maybe achieve extra. There are 221 Democrats, 212 Republicans and two vacancies within the House.

Republicans see a pickup alternative within the forty ninth District, which runs by means of Orange and San Diego counties and solely has a slight Democratic registration edge.

Democratic Rep. Mike Levin is looking for one other time period after first capturing the seat in 2018, and he is dealing with businessman and former San Juan Capistrano Mayor Brian Maryott, who was defeated by Levin in 2020.

Levin has centered closely on veterans affairs, in addition to local weather change and the atmosphere, within the coastal district that straddles Camp Pendleton. Maryott says he’ll resist “fringe socialist interests” and argues its time for a change with households and companies “feeling the squeeze of inflation, higher interest rates, higher gas and energy prices.”

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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