SARASOTA (CBSMiami/AP) — Donald Trump returns to Florida as his Republican presidential candidacy continues at a campaign rally Saturday.READ MORE: Concern Grows In South Florida As Norwegian Cruise Lines Threatens To Sail Away
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: First Black Florida Supreme Court Justice Joseph Hatchett Honored In Tallahassee
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: Miami Weather: Hot & Humid With Scattered Afternoon Storms, Mostly Sunny Weekend
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