KISSIMMEE (CBSMiami) – Pulling out the star power, entertainer Stevie Wonder is the latest celebrity to headline a Hillary Clinton campaign event.READ MORE: 2 dead, 2 hospitalized in US 27 crash involving 18-wheeler
He wrote a song for the democratic nominee and kicked off the president’s last planned Florida visit of the campaign season as thousands waited in Kissimmee.
The campaign is banking on keeping Central Florida’s large Puerto Rican population energized and voting.
“Trump’s going to realize he made a big mistake by alienating the Hispanic population,” said Clinton supporter Drew Mercado. “He’s going to lose the Hispanic vote and he’s going to lose the presidency because of it.”
Obama has been making a lot of trips to Florida — four in the last couple weeks — trying to close the deal to get Hillary Clinton elected as president and Patrick Murphy as senator.
He pointed at the sunshine state specifically to usher in a Democrat victory.READ MORE: South Florida’s international airports expecting major increase in Memorial Day weekend travel
“All the progress we made goes out the window if we don’t win the election,” he said. “And we win the election if we win Florida. If we win Florida, it’s a wrap. If we win Florida, it’s over!”
Florida’s 29 electoral votes are up for grabs. The president continued to lay out the differences between the candidates, saying Donald Trump is unqualified and dangerous. He’s urging supporters to vote.
“We’ve got to work our hearts out these two days,” the president said. “As if our future depends on it. And our future does depend on it.”
President Obama has a very busy campaign schedule ahead as his own term in office winds down. He has several stops planned for Monday, ending up in Philadelphia at Independence Hall along with his wife Michelle, Hillary and Bill Clinton. So will more A-list entertainment as Jon BonJovi is scheduled to join them. CBS 4 will be there as well.South Florida mom charged after baby left in bathtub dies while she went to get her nails done
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