Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Libertarian candidates Jo Jorgensen, Donald Rainwater rally in Westfield

by Kaitlin Lange, Indianapolis Star

The novel coronavirus pandemic has altered everyday life in Indiana, including election campaigning. Most candidates have opted for small fundraising events, rather than massive rallies.

Sunday night, though, there was a small sense of normalcy as a lesser-known presidential candidate, Libertarian Jo Jorgensen, stopped at Grand Park in Westfield to rally support for her candidacy.

Neither President Donald Trump or Democratic nominee Joe Biden have visited the state during the general election campaign so far. 

Four years ago, Trump campaigned in the same spot. Back then, thousands of people crowded close together inside the massive Grand Park Events Center.

Sunday evening's rally looked much different. A few hundred people were in lawn chairs scattered outside the event center, directly in front of Jorgensen's bus. Maybe a quarter of those attending wore masks. Cheers from nearby sporting events occasionally interrupted the speakers...

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