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Dr. Jill Biden, Ben Crump, George Floyd family rally in Tallahassee

Posted at 12:39 PM, Nov 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-01 12:39:37-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Dr. Jill Biden, the wife of former Vice President Biden, is visiting Bethel Baptist Church Sunday to reach voters who have yet to cast a ballot.

Lawyer Ben Crump and George Floyd's family members are joining Dr. Biden to march in Souls to the Polls with the church.

LIVE: Jill Biden rallies in Tallahassee

LIVE: Jill Biden rallies in Tallahassee

Posted by WTXL Tallahassee on Sunday, November 1, 2020

Former President Barack Obama was also scheduled to return to the state Monday. Biden was in Florida on Thursday, as was Trump.

The last-minute push by both presidential campaigns underscored the importance of Florida’s 29 electoral votes, the largest cache among the country’s prized swing states.

By Sunday, more than 8.7 million Floridians had already cast ballots, approaching the 9.5 million total cast in the 2016 presidential election, and the campaigns were making their final appeals to drive the rest of the state’s 14 million registered voters to the polls Tuesday.

Early voting in Florida ends Sunday, and elections officials cautioned people who had planned to vote by mail to play it safe by hand-delivering their completed ballots to elections offices or deposit them in official drop boxes.