Barack Obama Visits by
State (June 2-November 4, 2008) ALABAMA to MONTANA
| NEBRASKA to WYOMING Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas
California Sept. 16b - BO fundraising
reception and concert at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in
Beverly Hills, CA. ($) Sept. 16a - BO
fundraising dinner at the Greystone Estate in Beverly Hills, CA. ($) Aug. 17 - BO fundraisers (Asian and Pacific Islanders, private dinner, and general
reception) at the Fairmont
Hotel in San Francisco, CA. ($)
Aug. 16 - BO speaks
Saddleback Civil Forum on National Leadership organized by Rev. Rick
Warren at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, CA. (Sen. McCain
also spoke at this forum). July 13d - BO fundraiser
at the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach, CA. ($)
July 13c - BO speech
at the 2008 National Council of La Raza Annual Conference at the San
Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA.
July 13b - BO fundraiser at
El Cortez in San Diego, CA. ($) July 13a - BO addresses American
Federation of Teachers (AFT) Convention
live via satellite from San Diego, CA.
June 24 - BO fundraiser
at the Los Angeles Music Center, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
in Los Angeles, CA. ($) Colorado
Nov. 1 - BO Change We
Need rally with Michelle Obama in the Union Avenue Historic
District, intersection of S. Union Avenue and D Street, in Pueblo, CO.
Oct. 26c - BO thanks volunteers and staff at the
campaign's field office in Brighton, CO
Oct. 26b - BO Early Vote for
Change rally at the
Oval on the Colorado State University Campus in Fort Collins, CO.
Oct. 26a - BO
Early Vote for
Change rally at Civic Center Park in Denver, CO.
Sept. 29 - BO rally at Mountain Range High
School gym in Westminster, CO.
Sept. 16 - BO speaks
on "Confronting an
Economic Crisis" at the Colorado School
of Mines, Lockridge Arena in Golden, CO.
Sept. 15b - BO Change We Need
rally at Colorado State Fairgrounds in Pueblo, CO.
Sept. 15a - BO Change
We Need event at Cross Orchards
Historic Site in Grand Junction, CO.
Aug. 28 - BO accepts
the Democratic nomination, Obamas and Bidens celebrate at Invesco Field
at Mile High in
Aug. 28 - BO surprise
visit to the Illinois delegation women's luncheon at the
Marriott City Center (Illinois delegation hotel) in Denver, CO.
Aug. 27 - BO surprise
appearance on the stage with JRB after Biden's
at the Pepsi Center in Denver, CO.
July 2e - BO finance
event at the Broadmoor Hotel
in Colorado Springs, CO. ($) July 2d - BO meetings at the U.S. Air
Force Academy, CO. (official Senate
July 2c - BO tours
and is briefed on the North
American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and U.S. Northern Command
at Peterson Air Force Base, CO. (official Senate visit)
July 2b - BO speaks
via satellite to the United
Steelworkers Annual Conference.
July 2a - BO speech
on a new era of
service at the
Lions Den Gym at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs, CO. Connecticut Delaware
Oct. 1 - BO returns to
to vote for the financial rescue/bailout plan.
Sept. 27 - BO attends
the Congressional Black
Caucus dinner at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in
Sept. 25 - BO,
Sen. McCain and congressional
leaders participate in a
meeting on the economic crisis with President Bush in the Cabinet Room
at the White House.
Sept. 10 - BO attends the Congressional Hispanic
Caucus Institute Annual Awards Dinner at the
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Grand Ballroom in Washington,
July 29 - BO private
meetings in Washington, DC:
the House Democratic
Caucus at its weekly strategy meeting in Cannon House Office
office of Eric Holder, a member of his vice presidential search
committee, in downtown (for about two-and-a-half hours according to
NBC/NJ). d-Meets with Federal Reserve
Chairman Ben Bernanke at the Federal Reserve. c-Fundraising
the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community at the
Mayflower Hotel. ($) b-Meets with
Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gillani at the Willard Hotel.
a-Meets with women leaders at the Omni Shoreham Hotel.
July 28b - BO visits
office of Eric Holder, a member of his vice presidential search
committee, in downtown Washington, DC (for "almost three hours" or
"nearly two hours").
July 28a - BO meets
advisors at the Omni Shoreham
in Washington, DC.
July 15 - BO major
foreign policy address on Iraq and
American national security at the Ronald Reagan Building and
International Trade Center in Washington, DC.
- BO Senate votes and visited
office of Eric Holder, a member of his vice presidential search
more than two hours."
July 8c - BO fundraiser
at hotel Conn. Ave. and
Woodley Park in Washington, DC. ($) July 8b - BO fundraiser at Sharon and Jay
Rockefeller's mansion in Rock Creek Park,
DC. ($) July 8a - BO speaks at the LULAC National Convention at
the Washingtion Hilton in Washington,
June 28b - BO speaks at the
Annual Conference at The Renaissance in Washington, DC.
June 28a - BO visits wounded
veterans at Walter Reed
Army Medical Center in Washington, DC.
June 26 - BO with
Hillary Clinton speaks to about 200 Clinton
donors at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC.
June 19 - BO meets
with members of the
Congressional Black Caucus at an off Capitol Hill site.
June 19 - BO meets
with Change to Win and other labor leaders at
the Liaison Hotel.
June 18c - BO meets with the leadership of the
AFL-CIO and other major unions at AFL-CIO headquarters.
June 18b - BO meets
with his Senior
Working Group on National Security, then meets with a group of nearly forty
retired admirals and generals, at
the Liaison Hotel.
June 18a - BO attends
funeral of Tim Russert at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in
June 17 - BO meets with
members of the
Congressional Hispanic Caucus at DNC headquarters in Washington, DC.
June 5 - BO gives
the slip to the traveling press corps and secretly meets with
Sen. Clinton for about an hour at the home of Sen. Dianne Feinstein in
June 4c - BO in the U.S. Senate, votes for the conference report on
the FY 2009 Budget Resolution. [Obama's visit to the Senate
lasted 16 min. according to ABC News' "Political Radar."] June 4b - BO addresses
SEIU conference in Puerto Rico via satellite.
June 4a - BO speech to AIPAC at
Walter E. Washington Convention
Florida Nov. 3 - BO Change We Need
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL. Oct. 30 - BO Early Vote for
Change rally at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, FL. Afterwards buys three
pumpkins from a pumpkin patch at the First United Methodist Church in
Oct. 29b - BO Early
Vote for Change rally with
President Clinton at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, FL.
Oct. 29a - BO
Early Vote for Change rally with Joe
Biden at BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, FL.* Note, 30-minute
infomercial ran this evening and cut to the rally in Sunrise for the
last couple of minutes. Oct. 21d - BO Early
Vote for Change rally at Bicentennial Park in
Oct. 21c - BO stop for food (whitefish salad, bagels
and cookies) at the Deli Den in Hollywood, FL. Oct. 21b - BO unannounced stop at the Neighborhood
Unisex Salon and at his campaign
field office next door, in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Oct. 21a - BO Growing
Jobs Summit at Palm Beach Community College, Elisabeth W. Erling
Gymnasium in Lake
Oct. 20b - BO Early
Vote for Change rally with Hillary Clinton at Amway Arena
North Staircase in Orlando, FL.
Oct. 20a - BO Early Vote
Change rally at
Steinbrenner Field (formerly Legends Field) in Tampa, FL.
...Sept. 24-25 BO debate prep at the Belleview Biltmore
in Belleair (Clearwater), FL.
Sept. 25 - BO addresses the
Clinton Global Initiative live via satellite from Clearwater, FL
Sept. 24 - BO Change We Need
rally at Knology Park in Dunedin, FL.
Sept. 23 - BO impromptu
stop, greets patrons at O'Keefe's Tavern in Clearwater, FL.
Sept. 20b - BO Change We
Need rally at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, FL.
Sept. 20 a- BO Women for
Change We Need event at
Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center, Bethune-Cookman University
in Daytona Beach, FL.
Sept. 19c - BO fundraiser at the Biltmore Hotel in
Coral Gables, FL. ($) Sept. 19b -BO
Women's Rally for the Change We Need at Bank United Center, University
of Miami in Coral Gables, FL.
Sept. 19a - BO meets
with economic advisors at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL. Aug. 19 - BO addresses VFW 109th National
at the Orange
County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.
Aug. 2c - BO addresses
Annual Conference at Orlando World Marriott Resort in Orlando, FL. Aug. 2b - BO Economic
Security town hall at Brevard
County Community College's John Henry Jones Gymnatorium in
Aug. 2a - BO press conference at the Radisson
Hotel in Cape Canaveral, FL.
Aug. 1c - BO roundtable
discussion at PJ’s Dream Home Center in Lakeland, FL.
Aug. 1b - BO unannounced
stop at Parkesdale Farm Market in
Plant City, FL, buys peaches, oranges and strawberry shakes.
Aug. 1a - BO Economic Security town hall at Gibbs
High School gymnasium
in St. Petersburg, FL.
June 21 - BO addresses the
U.S. Conference of Mayors' 76th Annual Meeting at the InterContinental
Hotel in Miami, FL.
June 20b - BO fundraiser
at the Prime F.
Osborn III Convention Center in Jacksonville, FL. ($) June 20a - BO press
the Riverwalk along the St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, FL.
Georgia July 8 - BO town
hall at JohnMcEachernHigh School’s Paul A.
Gymnasium in Powder Springs,
July 7b - BO fundraiser
at the home of Donna and Michael Coles (he is CEO of Caribou Coffee) in Atlanta, GA. ($) July 7a -BO fundraiser
at 103 West (a private
dining destination, part of the Buckhead Life
Restaurant Group) in Atlanta, GA. ($) Hawaii
24 - BO visits with his ailing
grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, in Honolulu, HI.
...Aug. 8-15 - Obama family on vacation in HI.
Two events: -Fundraiser at the
Hotel & Resort in Honolulu, HI. ($)
-"Welcome to Hawaii" event at Keehi Lagoon Beach Park in Honolulu, HI.
Nov. 4 - The Obamas and the
Bidens celebrate election night at Hutchinson Field,
Grant Park in Chicago, IL.
Nov. 4 - BO and Michelle, accompanied by daughters Sasha and Malia,
vote at Beulah Shoesmith Elementary School in
Chicago, IL. Oct. 11 - BO addresses the National
Women’s Leadership Issues Conference at the Sheraton Hotel in Chicago,
IL. ($) Sept. 22
- BO fundraiser at
the Powerhouse Restaurant and Bar in
Chicago, IL. ($) Sept. 22 - BO fundraiser at The Standard Club in Chicago, IL. ($) Aug. 23 - The Obamas and the Bidens at
rally to introduce Joe Biden as his running mate in
front of the Old State Capitol in Springfield, IL.*
July 27 - BO speech at UNITY: Journalists of Color
quadrennial convention in Chicago, IL.
July 11 - BO
fundraiser at Park West (a club) in Chicago,
IL. ($) July 11 - BO
fundraiser at the Hyatt Regency in
Chicago, IL. ($) June 25 - BO, after
meeting privately with ten top business leaders, holds a press
availability at the Westin Michigan Avenue in Chicago, IL.
June 20 - BO economic
discussion with Democratic governors at the Chicago History Museum in
June 15 - BO makes
Father's Day remarks at
Apostolic Church of God in Chicago, IL.
June 14 - BO arrives
at Quincy Regional Airport; to the Oakley-Lindsay Center, briefed by
officials, helps fill sandbags in
the Center's parking lot, thanks and greets volunteers in the Center's
McClain Hall in Quincy, IL. June 12 - BO fundraising event at the home of
Leah Missbach Day and F.K. Day
in Chicago, IL. ($) June 12 - BO
fundraising event at the home of Sara and James Hall
in Chicago, IL. ($) June 11 - BO
surprise stop and
brief remarks at an 8th-grade graduation of the Young Women's
Leadership Charter School at IIT in Chicago, IL.
June 11 - BO
on credit cards and predatory lending at the Illinois Institute of
Technology, Hermann Conference
Center in Chicago,
(Planned June 11 trip to Cedar
Rapids, IA canceled June 10 due to floods). June 6 - BO remarks on the IOC's selection of
Chicago as a finalist city to host the 2016 Olympic Games, at a
rally at Daley Plaza in Chicago, IL.
BO no public events in
Chicago, IL: Oct.
31 - BO trick or
treating with his daughters in their neighborhood. Oct. 3 - BO romantic dinner with Michelle to
celebrate anniversary. Sept. 14
Sept. 7 Sept. 2 - BO intelligence briefings
by experts from the Office
of the Director of National Intelligence, at the FBI office.
Aug. 22 - BO works on convention speech.
Aug. 7 - BO "strategy sessions" according to one news source.
July 12 - The
reports BO went to the movie "WALL-E" with his daughters.
June 10 - Meets
with about thirty prominent
evangelicals and other faith leaders at a law firm.
June 7 Indiana
Nov. 4 - BO makes calls from United Auto
Workers Local 550
call center in Indianapolis, IN. Oct. 31 - BO Early Vote for Change
rally at Wicker Memorial Park in
Oct. 23 - BO
Early Vote for Change rally at the
American Legion Mall in Indianapolis, IN. Oct. 8 - BO Change We Need
rally at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, IN.
Sept. 6 - BO Change We Need
at Wabash Valley Fairgrounds, 4-H Arena in Terre Haute, IN.
Aug. 31 - BO and JRB make
surprise stop at Pier 32 restaurant in Hamilton, IN.*
Aug. 6 - BO via bus with
Sen. Bayh to Schoop's Hamburgers in Portage, IN, greets
patrons and orders some hamburgers.
Aug. 6 - BO "New Energy for America" town hall at
Concord High School in Elkhart,
IN, introduced by Sen. Bayh.
July 16 - BO holds
Summit on Confronting 21st
Century Threats at the Purdue University Memorial Building in West
Iowa Oct. 31 - BO Change We Need rally at
Western Gateway Park (between 12th St.
and 13th St., Grand Ave. and Locust St.) in Des Moines, IA.
Oct. 25 - BO
"One Nation" town hall at the Mississippi
Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport, IA. (Obama originally planned to stop in Cedar
Rapids on June 11
stop but canceled that visit due to flooding).
July 31c - BO addresses
AFSCME convention live via satellite from Cedar Rapids, IA.
July 31b - BO
Security town hall
meeting in the Moray L. Eby Field House at Coe College in Cedar Rapids,
July 31a - BO discussion
with a small group of
flood victims at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
in Cedar Rapids, IA.
Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland
Aug. 4 - BO fundraiser marking his
47th birthday in the State Room, 60 State
Street building in Boston, MA. ($)
Oct. 2b - BO Change We Need rally at
Michigan State University, Adams Field in East
Oct. 2a - Change We Need rally at
Calder Plaza in
Grand Rapids, MI.
Sept. 28b - BO and JRB participate in a Change We Need rally at
in front of the Detroit Public Library in Detroit, MI.*
Sept. 28a - BO fundraiser
at the Detroit Public
Library in Detroit, MI. ($) Sept. 8b -
Change We Need town hall at North Farmington High School
in Farmington Hills, MI.
Sept. 8a - BO
discussion on the
economy at Mott Community College, Regional Technology Center in Flint,
Sept. 1b - BO Labor Day
at Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 671 in Monroe, MI.
Sept. 1a - BO originally
scheduled as a "Rally for
America's Workers" changed to short remarks on Hurricane Gustav at Hart
Plaza in Detroit, MI.
Aug. 31 - BO and JRB post-convention
On the Road to Change rally at C.O. Brown Stadium in
Battle Creek, MI.*
Aug. 4 - BO speech outlining
for America plan at Lansing Center in Lansing, MI.
June 17b - BO "Change
that Works for You" meeting
with students at Wayne
County Community College District, Downriver Campus in Taylor, MI.
June 17a - BO meets
with local community leaders at the Detroit Marriott at the
Renaissance Center in Detroit, MI. June
- BO "Change that
Works for You" rally and receives
endorsement of Al Gore at Joe Louis
Arena in Detroit, MI.
June 16b - BO fundraising
at the Detroit Marriott at the
Renaissance Center in Detroit, MI. ($) [brief intro by Al Gore]
June 16a - BO "Change that Works for You"
speech on competitiveness at Kettering University, Connie and Jim John
Recreation Center in Flint, MI.
June 2 - BO town hall meeting in
the Main Gym at Troy High School in Troy, MI.
Minnesota Aug. 7 - BO greets breakfast
diners at The Copper
Dome restaurant in St. Paul, MN.
Aug. 6 - BO fundraiser
at the Minneapolis Hilton in
Minneapolis, MN. ($)
June 3 - BO rally
with Michelle Obama at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, MN. Mississippi Sept. 26- Presidential
debate at the Ford Center for the Performing
Arts, University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS.
Nov. 1 - BO Change We
Need rally with Michelle Obama at Parkview High School,
JFK Stadium in Springfield, MO.
Oct. 30 - BO Change We Need rally at University of Missouri,
Mel Carnahan Quad in
Oct. 18c - BO Change We
Need rally at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
in Kansas City, MO.
Oct. 18b - BO unannounced
stop at the Obama campaign office in Kansas City, MO,
where he greets volunteers and speaks to voters on the phone.
Oct. 18a - BO Change We
rally under the
Gateway Arch at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in St. Louis,
Aug. 26 - BO discussion on
Renewing America's Promise at American Airlines Overhaul Base hanger at
Kansas City International Airport in Kansas City, MO.
Aug. 25 - Via satellite BO
addresses Michelle and
daughters Malia and Sasha on
stage at the Democratic
National Convention in Denver, via satellite from the
home of Jim and Alicia Girardeau in Brookside (Kansas City), MO.
July 30d - BO barbecue
at Union City Park in Union, MO.
July 30c - BO
Economic Security town
hall in the
Student Recreation Center at the Missouri University of Science and
Technology in Rolla, MO.
July 30b - BO unscheduled
greets diners at Bell Restaurant in Lebanon, MO.
July 30a - BO Economic
Security town hall at Glendale High School in Springfield, MO.
July 30......bus tour in Southwestern Missouri w/
Sen. Claire McCaskill July 5 - BO speaks
at the African Methodist Episcopal Church’s 48th Quadrennial Session
General Conference 2008 at America’s
Center in St. Louis, MO.
June 30 - BO speech
on patriotism at the Truman Memorial
Building in Independence, MO.
June 10 - BO accompanies a
nurse on her rounds in the cardiac unit at Barnes Jewish
Hospital in St. Louis, MO. also hold a press conference in St.
June 9 - BO fundraising event at the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis, MO. ($)
Aug. 27 - BO discussion
on Securing America's Future with veterans and
military families at Riverfront Park in Billings, MT.
Aug. 26 - BO watches Sen.
Hillary Clinton's speech to the Democratic National
Convention from the home of Carlee and Eran Thompson
in Billings, MT.
Obama family celebrates July 4 in Butte, MT:
July 5 - BO speaks
via satellite to the National Education Association’s Representative
from Butte, MT.
July 4d - BO film shoot with
Davis Guggenheim at Clark Chateau Museum.
July 4c - BO
and family do interviews including People and Essence magazines and "Access
Hollywood." July 4b - BO
and family host a picnic (plus 10th birthday celebration for daughter
Malia) at Practice Athletic Field
of HPER Building at Montana Tech of the University
of Montana. July 4a - BO and familyattend anIndependence
Day Parade at the ButteCivicCenter.
July 3 - BO and
family view fireworks from private home overlooking