TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Just days after a similar visit to Florida by Vice President Joe Biden, First Lady Michelle Obama will attend a campaign rally Friday for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist.

The event is scheduled to start at 1:30 p.m. in the Barnett Park Gymnasium in Orlando. Democrats are trying to motivate supporters to go to the polls. Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, campaigned for Crist on Monday.

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Meanwhile, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will return to Florida this week to campaign with Gov. Rick Scott.

Christie, who chairs the Republican Governors Association, will take part in three events Thursday in Vero Beach and Port St. Lucie, according to a schedule released by the governors association. Christie and Scott are slated to attend a citrus-industry meeting at 10 a.m. in Vero Beach, go to a private event at noon in Port St. Lucie and move on to a rally at 2 p.m. at a campaign field office in Vero Beach.

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The schedule did not provide details about the locations of the events.

Christie, who is often mentioned as a potential presidential candidate in 2016, also has campaigned recently with Scott in Northwest Florida and South Florida. The GOP governors association has helped fund the “Let’s Get to Work” political committee, which plays an important role in Scott’s re-election bid.

The News Service of Florida contributed to this report.

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