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DALLAS (CBSMiami/AP) — They say everything is bigger in Texas. Well, for Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio, he hopes the support for his campaign is huge when he makes a stop in Dallas.

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The Florida senator announced plans Tuesday to hold a rally in Dallas on Jan. 6. He has already made a handful of fundraising swings across the state since launching his campaign for the GOP nomination.

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Rubio is ending this year with stops in Iowa, where recent polls show him to be usually a distant third behind Donald Trump and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. The Iowa caucuses are Feb. 1.

The Texas primary elections are March 1.

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