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The Travels of Senator John McCain -- October 2008

Independence, MO
Washington, DC

Denver, CO

Pueblo, CO

Sedona, AZ

Sedona, AZ

Albuquerque, NM

Nashville, TN

Bethlehem, PA
Strongsville, OH

Waukesha, WI
Mosinee, WI

La Crosse, WI
Lakeville, MN

Davenport, IA

Arlington, VA

Virginia Beach, VA
Wilmington, NC

Blue Bell, PA
New York, NY

Hempstead, NY

Downingtown, PA
New York, NY

Miami, FL
Melbourne, FL

Arlington, VA
Concord, NC
Woodbridge, VA

Westerville, OH
Toledo, OH

St. Charles, MO
Columbia, MO
Belton, MO

Bensalem, PA
Harrisburg, PA
Moon Township, PA

Manchester, NH
Green, OH
Cincinnati, OH

Daytona Beach, FL
Ormond Beach, FL
Altamonte Springs, FL
Orlando, FL
Plant City, FL
Sarasota, FL
Denver, CO
Colorado Springs, CO
Durango, CO

Albuquerque, NM
Mesilla, NM

Cedar Falls, IA
Zanesville, OH
Lancaster, OH

Cleveland, OH
Kettering, OH
Pottsville, PA

Hershey, PA
Fayetteville, NC

Miami, FL
Tampa, FL
Riviera Beach, FL
Defiance, OH
Tiffin, OH
Sandusky, OH
Elyria, OH
Mentor, OH
Hanoverton, OH
Steubenville, OH
New Philadelphia, OH
Columbus, OH

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Note: This calendar is based on publicly available information from the campaign and news accounts.  The calendar above shows cities and towns.  The listing below includes impromptu stops and other details, again based on publicly available information.  See Rationale, Methodology and Limitations 2008.

Wed. October 1, 2008

-Economic speech at the The Harry S Truman Library Institute in Independence, MO.
-Returns to Washington, DC for vote on the financial rescue/bailout plan.

Thurs. October 2, 2008
-Women's town hall meeting at The Sheraton Denver, Grand Ballroom in Denver, CO.
-Watches the vice presidential debate from his room at the
Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, CO.

Fri. October 3, 2008
-Town hall meeting at Massari Arena at Colorado State University-Pueblo Campus in Pueblo, CO.

Sat. October 4, 2008
-Debate prep. "at a resort hotel" in Sedona, AZ.

Sun. October 5, 2008
Sedona, AZ no public events.

Mon. October 6, 2008

-Rally at the University of New Mexico, Student Union Building in Albuquerque, NM.
       Arrives in Nashville, TN.

Tues. October 7, 2008
-Participates in the Town Hall Presidential Debate with Sen. Barack Obama in the Curb Event Center at Belmont University in Nashville, TN.

Wed. October 8, 2008
-Road to Victory rally with Gov. Sarah Palin at Lehigh University, Stabler Hall in Bethlehem, PA.*
-Road to Victory rally with Gov. Sarah Palin at Walter F. Ehrnfelt Recreation and Senior Center main gym in Strongsville, OH.*

Thurs. October 9, 2008
-Straight Talk town hall with Gov. Sarah Palin at Center Court Sports Complex in Waukesha, WI.*

-Road to Victory rally at the Wausau Paper Company Hangar at Central Wisconsin Airport in Mosinee, WI.

Fri. October 10, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at La Crosse Center–South Hall in La Crosse, WI.
-Straight Talk town hall meeting at Lakeville South High School gymnasium in Lakeville, MN.

Sat. October 11, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at RiverCenter Adler Theatre, Great River Hall in Davenport, IA.

Sun. October 12, 2008
-Campaign headquarters in Arlington, VA.

Mon. October 13, 2008
-Rally with Gov. Sarah Palin at Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, VA.*
-Rally at Cape Fear Community College, Schwartz Center in Wilmington, NC.

Tues. October 14, 2008
-Rally at Montgomery County Community College, Physical Education Center in Blue Bell, PA.
-Fundraising dinner with Gov. Palin at the Grand Hyatt New York in New York, NY.* ($)

 Wed. October 15, 2008
-Participates in the final Presidential Debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY.

Thurs. October 16, 2008
       Arrives in Philadelphia, PA.
-Road to Victory rally at United Sports Training Center in Downingtown, PA.

-Tapes the "Late Show with David Letterman" at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, NY.
-Speaks, along with Sen. Barack Obama, at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York, NY.

Fri. October 17, 2008

       Flight from Newark, NJ.
-Road to Victory rally at Florida International University in Miami, FL.

-Road to Victory rally at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne, FL.

Sat. October 18, 2008

-At campaign headquarters in Arlington, VA.
-Road to Victory rally at Cabarrus Arena and Events Center in Concord, NC.
-Road to Victory rally at the Sean T. Connaughton Community Plaza in Woodbridge, VA.

Sun. October 19, 2008

-Hosts tele-town hall with Jewish leaders.
-Road to Victory rally at Otterbein College, Rike Center in Westerville, OH.
-Road to Victory rally at Seagate Convention Center in Toledo, OH.

Mon. October 20, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at New Town at St. Charles in St. Charles, MO.
       Arrives at Columbia Regional Airport.

-Stops at Buckingham Smokehouse Bar-B-Q in Columbia, MO.
-Road to Victory rally at Heartland High School & Academy, Bill Harmon Field in Belton, MO.

Tues. October 21, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at TC Millwork in Bensalem, PA.
-Road to Victory rally at The Forum (Southeast corner of the PA State Capitol Complex) in Harrisburg, PA.
-Road to Victory rally at Robert Morris University, Sewall Center in Moon Township, PA.

Wed. October 22, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at St. Anselm College in Manchester, NH.

-Road to Victory rally with Gov. Sarah Palin at Green Memorial Stadium at Green Local Schools in Green, OH.*
-Road to Victory rally with Gov. Sarah Palin at Air 10 Jet Center, Hangar C in Cincinnati, OH.*

Thurs. October 23, 2008
"Joe the Plumber" bus tour
-Meets briefly with several small business owners at the Starlite Cafe in Daytona Beach, FL.
-Rally at All Star Building Materials in Ormond Beach, FL.
-Stops at
Coatoam Periodontal, the dental office of Dr. Gary Coatam, in Altamonte Springs, FL.
-Stops at Mi Viejo San Juan restaurant in Orlando, FL.
-Stops at Parkesdale Farm Market stand of Jim Meeks in Plant City, FL.
-Rally at Robarts Arena in Sarasota, FL.

Fri. October 24, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at the National Western Arena in Denver, CO.
-Lunch at Conway's Red Top restaurant in
Colorado Springs, CO.
-Tours, meets with small businessmen, and makes a statement at Springs Fabrication in Colorado Springs, CO.  
-Road to Victory rally at Durango High School football field in Durango, CO.

Sat. October 25, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at Expo New Mexico: State Fair Ground Spanish Village in Albuquerque, NM.
-Road to Victory rally at The Plaza de Mesilla, in Mesilla, NM.
       Arrives in Waterloo, IA.

Sun. October 26, 2008
-Appears on "Meet the Press" with Tom Brokaw in Waterloo, IA.
-Road to Victory rally at the University of Northern Iowa - West Gym in Cedar Falls, IA.
-Road to Victory rally at Zanesville High School gymnasium in Zanesville, OH.
-Road to Victory rally at Ohio University - Lancaster Campus in Lancaster, OH.

Mon. October 27, 2008
-Meets with economic advisors, then makes statement backed by the advisors at the
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel in Cleveland, OH.
-Road to Victory rally at
Trent Arena in Kettering, OH.
-Road to Victory rally at Pottsville School District, Martz Hall in Pottsville, PA.

Tues. October 28, 2008
-Road to Victory rally with Gov. Sarah Palin at the GIANT Center in Hershey, PA.*
-Road to Victory rally with Gov. Sarah Palin at
Memorial Park Stadium in Quakertown, PA.* postponed morning of Oct. 28 due to weather
-Interviews and private meetings at
the Hilton Garden Inn in Fayetteville, NC.
-Road to Victory rally at Crown Center in Fayetteville, NC.

Wed. October 29, 2008
-Talks with small businesspeople at Sarussi Cafe in Miami, FL.
-Joe the Plumber event at Everglades Lumber in the Little Havana section of Miami, FL. 
-Holds a national security roundtable and makes remarks at The University of Tampa in Tampa, FL. 
Also at the University of Tampa, McCain tapes CNN's Larry King Live show. 
-Discussion with small businesspeople at Baron Sign Manufacturing in Riviera Beach, FL.

Thurs. October 30, 2008
-Road to Victory rally in the courtyard at Claude W. Henkle Middle School in Defiance, OH. 
-Greets supporters on Washington Street and buys coffee and pastries at the Coffee Break shop in Tiffin, OH.
-Speaks at the gazebo bandstand at Washington Park in Sandusky, OH.  Note: Samuel "Joe" Wurzelbacher (Joe the Plumber), who had been scheduled to appear at the Defiance rally, joined McCain here and for the last two stops.
-Rally at Lorain County Community College, outside between Stocker Center and the Advanced Technical Center, in Elyria, OH.
-Road to Victory rally at Mentor High School gym in Mentor, OH. 

Fri. October 31, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at United High School gymnasium in Hanoverton, OH.

-Town square stop; speaks in front of the Jefferson County Court House in Steubenville, OH.
-Town square stop; rallies at Tuscora Park in New Philadelphia, OH.
-Road to Victory rally with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH.

Sat. November 1, 2008

-Road to Victory rally at Interstate Worldwide Relocation in Springfield, VA.
-Road to Victory rally at Pennridge Airport in Perkasie, PA
-Appears, with Tina Fey impersonating Gov. Palin, on "Saturday Night Live" in New York, NY.

Sun. November 2, 2008

-Road to Victory rally at Strath Haven High School in Wallingford, PA     
-Road to Victory rally at the John Long Center, The University of Scranton in Scranton, PA.   
-Town hall meeting at Peterborough Town Hall in Peterborough, NH. 
-Post-midnight Road to Victory rally at Bank United Center in Coral Gables, FL.   

Mon. November 3, 2008
Seven Road to Victory rallies:
-outside of Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL.
-Tri-City Aviation, Inc hanger in Blountville, TN.     
-Atlantic Aviation Services, Airside Business Park, Hangar # 2 in Moon Township, PA.    
-Indianapolis International Airport, International Arrivals Ramp in Indianapolis, IN.      
-Great Southwest Aviation in Roswell, NM.    
-Henderson Pavilion in Henderson, NV.     
-Post-midnight, at Yavapai County Courthouse in Prescott, AZ.   

Tues. November 4, 2008...Election Day
-Accompanied by wife Cindy, McCain votes at Albright United Methodist Church in Phoenix, AZ.
-Road to Victory rally at WestStar Aviation, Hangar #2858 in Grand Junction, CO.
-(After a rough landing) Greets volunteers at a call center in Albuquerque, NM.

-Remarks to supporters and reporters on the Squaw Peak Lawn at The Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, AZ.


Cindy McCain
Sat. October 11, 2008
-Honorary race director for the NASCAR Bank of America 500 at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, NC.

Sat. October 18, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at the Arnaud Marts Center, Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

Sun. October 19, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at Gettysburg College, College Union Building ballroom in Gettysburg, PA.
-Visits Victory office at 2210 East Market Street in York, PA.

Mon. October 20, 2008
-Road to Victory rally at the National Constitution Center, Grand Hall Overlook in Philadelphia, PA.
-Road to Victory rally at Shady Brook Farms in Yardley, PA.

Sat. October 25, 2008
-With Mayor Rudy Giuliani does "Average Joe Neighborhood Door Knocks," at 1407 Belmont Drive in Orlando, then makes a "surprise" visit to volunteers at the Victory office on S. Semoran Blvd. in Orlando, FL.

Sun October 26, 2008
-With Mayor Rudy Giuliani drops by the Victory office at Regions Financial Tower in West Palm Beach, then does neighborhood door knocks at 7124 West Lake Drive in West Palm Beach, FL. 
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