Bernie Sanders sets campaign stop in Norman

Bernie Sanders sets campaign stop in Norman

In this Sept. 12, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., answers a question during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC at Texas Southern University in Houston. Sanders successfully turned his outsider credentials and call for political revolution into a commanding victory in the 2016 New Hampshire primary. But as he seeks a repeat performance, the Vermont senator could face unlikely competition. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

NORMAN, Okla. — Sen. Bernie Sanders will campaign for president in Norman on Sunday, according to his campaign.

The 2020 presidential candidate will host a rally Sept. 22 at Norman's Reaves Park.

People will be allowed into the rally space at 1:30 p.m. before it begins at 3 p.m. Tickets are not required, but people can RSVP online here.

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Bernie Sanders previously defeated Hillary Clinton in Oklahoma's 2016 Democratic presidential primary.

Posted by FOX23 News on Monday, September 16, 2019

The rally marks Sanders first visit to Oklahoma since the beginning of the 2020 campaign. Sen. Cory Booker and former Rep. Beto O'Rourke also visited the state during this election cycle.

Sanders has proven to be a popular figure among Oklahoma Democrats. He won the state's 2016 Democratic primary against Hillary Clinton with 51% of the vote. All but two counties voted for Sanders.

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