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RALEIGH, NC — Election day is only a day away and over 4.5 million North Carolinians have already made their voices heard at the polls, shattering voter turnout records. Over the weekend, Cal traveled to 15 counties to connect with North Carolinians and hear about the issues most important to them.
Here’s a look at Cal’s campaign stops this weekend:
On Friday, Cal traveled to Franklin, Halifax, Edgecombe, and Craven Counties, where he met with voters and small business owners.
On Saturday, Cal then visited his hometown, Lexington, to connect with voters and hear what issues are top of mind for them.
Cal also spoke with UNC Charlotte students at a poll site in Mecklenburg County. Cal was joined by artist COMMON to help get out the vote.
Cal then traveled to Union County where he visited East Frank Superette and Kitchen restaurant in Union County and heard about how COVID has impacted local businesses.
Then Cal visited Montgomery County where he joined a roundtable with Crystal Morrison Richmond, County Democratic Party President; Desmond Hairston, President of the Montgomery County NAACP; Jennifer Montgomery, Montgomery County Democratic Party President; and local volunteers.
And on Sunday, Cal traveled to Moore County where he met with small business leaders and Candidate for NC House Lowell Simon.
Cal visited Ly Cuisine in Albemarle where he met with the restaurant’s owners, Nhia and Zoua Ly and Stanly County party leaders. They discussed Cal’s education priorities and plan to ensure education is an engine of opportunity for all North Carolina students.
Cal also visited small businesses in Asheboro and Burlington and discussed what they need from the federal government to help their businesses recover from this economic crisis.
Cal visited Fullsteam Brewery in Durham, where he met with Durham leaders and small business owners. Cal was joined by State Senator Floyd McKissick; restaurant owner Leonardo Williams; Director of NC Bail Fund Andréa “Muffin” Hudson; Durham Precinct Chair and Political Committee Chair of the Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People Tia Hall; County Commissioner Brenda Howerton; Jacqueline Wagstaff; Donald Hughes; Tammy Washington; and Felicia Robinson.
Dedicated to traveling all parts of the state, Cal has held virtual or in-person town halls in all 100 counties of North Carolina, and his supporters have followed suit. Cal has shared his vision for North Carolina and listened to what issues matter most to North Carolinians, as part of his commitment to listen first and serve the people of the state he has called home his entire life.