SARASOTA (CBSMiami/AP) — Donald Trump returns to Florida as his Republican presidential candidacy continues at a campaign rally Saturday.READ MORE: US Education Department To Take "Enforcement Action" If Florida Goes Forward With Defunding Broward And Alachua School Districts.
Trump’s rally will be held at the Robarts Arena in Sarasota, beginning at noon. He visited Florida last month when he made stops before large crowds in Miami and Jacksonville.READ MORE: Florida Gas Prices At Highest Level Since 2014
The latest statewide poll shows Trump leading with 36 percent, followed by Marco Rubio, 18 percent, and Ben Carson at 15 percent. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was in fifth place with 8.9 percent.
Earlier this week, the Trump campaign announced the hiring of four new staffers. Named were Jennifer R. Locetta as deputy State Director; Ken Mayo as Director of Field Operations; John Ross Pughe as Southeast Regional Field Director; and, Craig Bachler, as Director of Coalitions.MORE NEWS: Pembroke Pines Police Say No Credibility In Viral Online School Threat
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