Hillary Clinton’s husband, former president Bill Clinton, to speak in Wilmington on Wednesday

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On Sept. 4, 2013, President Bill Clinton gaves remarks from the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. Photo from Facebook.
On Sept. 4, 2013, President Bill Clinton gaves remarks from the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. Photo from Facebook.

WILMINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate nominee Hillary Clinton’s husband, former president Bill Clinton, will be making a campaign stop in Wilmington Wednesday morning.

According to the Clinton campaign , the 42nd president of the United States will be speaking at Cape Fear Community College’s Union Station Commons, located at 502 N Front St. in downtown Wilmington, on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 10:30 a.m.

“President Clinton will discuss Hillary Clinton’s plans to build an economy that works for all, not just those at the top, and lay out her vision for an America that is stronger together,” the campaign stated.

The event is open to the public. Click here to RSVP for the event.

North Carolina is a major battleground state in this year’s presidential election, and surrogates for both Clinton and her Republican counterpart Donald Trump have made several stops in the greater Wilmington area over the last few months. Trump held a rally at the University of North Carolina – Wilmington in August, and his vice presidential pick Mike Pence has made two stops in the area, including one last week.

Hillary Clinton’s running mate, former Virginia governor Tim Kaine, made a speech before a small crowd in downtown Wilmington in September. Hillary Clinton has yet to make a stop in Wilmington, North Carolina’s eighth-largest city, during this campaign.