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Bernie Sanders to speak in Salt Lake City next week

February 27, 2020 GMT
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Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., greets people at a campaign event in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., greets people at a campaign event in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will hold a rally in Utah next week.

The Vermont senator will at the Utah State Fairpark at noon in Salt Lake City on Monday, the day before Utah becomes one of several states to vote in the series of primaries known as Super Tuesday.

Sanders won Utah’s Democratic caucus in 2016 in a landslide, and polls have indicated he’s a strong front-runner this year as well.

The campaign has also recently announced an expansion of its Utah operation new staff hires and a state headquarters in Salt Lake City.

Co-chairs for the Sanders campaign in Utah include Democratic Utah Rep. Angela Romero and Black Lives Matter Utah founder Lex Scott.