Last updated on October 29th, 2023 at 11:47 pm
Donald Trump is making his way back to Sioux City, Iowa, for a campaign rally at the Orpheum Theatre. This marks his first visit to the city since November 2022. The event is scheduled for Sunday, October 29, with doors opening at noon and the program kicking off at 2 p.m.
“This will be the first time Trump has campaigned in Sioux City since a rally at the Sioux Gateway Airport on Nov. 3, 2022.” – KTIV
Trump continues to lead in the polls for the Republican nomination for the 2024 presidential election. According to FiveThirtyEight, Trump has a significant lead over Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, both nationally and in Iowa.
National Average: Trump leads by 44.2 percentage points (57.6% to 13.4%)
Iowa Average: Trump has a 33.1 percentage-point advantage (50.5% to 17.4%)
Trump’s Controversial Remarks Stir the Pot
The former president has been in the news for his comments on international issues, including the Israel-Hamas conflict. His remarks have sparked debates within the Republican party, with Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley offering their own counterpoints.
“If you empathize with radical Islamic terrorists and extremists, you’re disqualified,” Trump said at a recent event in Clive, Iowa.
How to Attend the Trump Rally in Sioux City, Iowa
For those interested in attending the rally, general admission tickets can be obtained through Trump’s personal campaign website. The Orpheum Theatre is located at 528 Pierce Street in downtown Sioux City.
“Those wishing to attend may obtain general admission tickets by going to Trump’s campaign website.” – News
What Else is Happening in Sioux City Politics?
Aside from Trump’s visit, Sioux City has its own set of electoral events coming up. Early voting has begun, and the city council and school board elections are also drawing attention. Notably, 11 candidates are running for five positions on the Sioux City School Board.
Donald Trump’s upcoming rally in Sioux City is just one of many events shaping the political landscape as we approach the 2024 elections. With Trump leading in the polls and making headlines for his controversial remarks, all eyes will be on the Orpheum Theatre on October 29.