Former Pres. Barack Obama to visit Milwaukee on Friday, Oct. 26

ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 08: Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee rally at the Anaheim Convention Center on September 8, 2018 in Anaheim, California. This is Obama's first campaign rally for the 2018 midterm elections. (Photo by Barbara Davidson/Getty Images)

MILWAUKEE — Former President Barack Obama is scheduled to campaign in Wisconsin next week on behalf of the state’s Democratic candidates.

The state Democratic Party announced in a news release Friday afternoon that Obama will visit Milwaukee for an event on Oct. 26. He’ll campaign with U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers, U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore and Randy Bryce, a Democrat running to fill outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan’s seat.

Other local elected officials are scheduled to join him as well.

Party spokeswoman Courtney Beyer said she expects the event will be a rally but had no other details.

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