Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio appear headed to Idaho to speak with voters before this state’s Republican presidential primary.
Cruz will be in Coeur d’Alene 2 p.m. Saturday at the North Idaho Fairgrounds. That event is free to the public, according to an Idaho Republican Party press release.
Rubio will speak in Idaho Falls at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, according to an EventBrite listing. He’s then listed as being in Boise for another rally at 7:30 p.m. that same evening. Both events are free for the public, but attendees need to register ahead of time, according to the event pages.
The Idaho Falls rally will be at a hanger owned by Melaleuca, according to the East Idaho News. Company CEO Frank VanderSloot is a prominent Idaho Republican donor who endorsed Rubio last fall. In Boise, he’ll tentatively speak at the Jackson Jet Center, according to David Johnston, executive director of the Idaho GOP.
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While Donald Trump has not given the state party any indication that he will visit Idaho, the presence of the other candidates might change Trump’s mind, Johnston said.