Mitt Romney to Bring Campaign to Royal Oak Tonight

Gov. Snyder and a 'special musical guest' will join the Republican candidate at the Royal Oak Music Theatre the night before the presidential primary.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been hitting Michigan hard the few days before Tuesday's presidential primary and now plans to make a stop in Royal Oak on Monday evening.

Gov. Rick Syder and a "special musical guest from Detroit" are scheduled to join Romney and his “Earn It” bus tour to the  from 6:15-7:30 p.m.

The Michigan native and former Massachusetts governor starts the day with an 8:45 a.m. rally in Rockford and then in Albion at 1 p.m. for a rally.


Santorum is scheduled to attend the Livonia/Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce Breakfast this morning in Livonia before taking his campaign bus to Lansing and Kalamazoo.

Candidate Ron Paul plans a Monday afternoon rally with Michigan State University students and an evening rally with doctors in Dearborn.

Poll: Romney takes small lead in Michigan

A poll released Sunday shows Romney has taken a small lead over Santorum. The survey from Public Policy Polling shows Romney with 39 percent support to 37 percent for Santorum, 13 percent for Ron Paul and 9 percent for Newt Gingrich. Compared to a week ago Romney's gained 6 points, while Santorum's just stayed in place, the poll showed.

PPP surveyed 421 likely Republican primary voters on Sunday. The margin of error for the survey is plus or minus 4.8 percent.

Dale Murrish February 28, 2012 at 03:04 AM
Tomorrow Michiganians should give Newt Gingrich the same respect he gave our state, insulting us and the two leading candidates in the same sentence. He didn't bother to campaign here; why should we vote for him? Gingrich is either whiny or attacking and he's fading fast. Pick one of the other candidates and send him a message. Insulting an entire state worked well for Huntsman ("in Iowa they pick corn, in New Hampshire they pick presidents"). Let's give Newt some Michigan hospitality by ignoring HIM tomorrow!


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