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Mike Pence, Brian Kemp, Kelly Loeffler to make Forsyth County stops before election
Mike Pence
Vice President Mike Pence makes a stop Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, at the Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center for a Defend the Majority Republican rally in Gainesville. - photo by By Scott Rogers

Heading into the final stretch of advance voting and with Election Day on Nov. 8, Forsyth County is getting attention from national political figures, including a former vice president.

The Cumming Cigar Company, 203 E Main Street, will host two upcoming events featuring Republican officials.

The first event, at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1, will be a stop on Gov. Brian Kemp’s Bus Tour, which will include special guest former Vice President Mike Pence.

Kemp is facing Democratic challenger Stacie Abrams in a rematch of the candidates’ 2018 election.

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The second event, on Monday, Nov. 7, former U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler will be at the Citizens for a Greater Georgia Forsyth Force rally from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to “rally to turn Forsyth County out in force for Election Day.”

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Pence and Loeffler are the latest big-name Republican figures visiting Forsyth County ahead of the election after Sen. Lindsey Graham attended Senate candidate Herschel Walker's Unite Georgia Bus Tour on Thursday, Oct. 27