Barack Obama rallies for Michigan Dems at Cass Tech High School

Posted at 8:33 AM, Oct 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-26 23:15:37-04

Former President Barack Obama was in Detroit on Friday to rally for Democratic candidates in the midterm elections.

Watch the entire rally in the video player below:

The 44th President of the United States appeared at the Michigan GOTV Rally on Friday, Oct. 26, along with Senator Debbie Stabenow and candidate for Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

Obama has endorsed several Michigan Democratic candidates, including Gretchen Whitmer for governor, Garlin Gilchrist II as Lt. Governor, Elissa Slotkin and Haley Stevens for Congress and a list of those running for state representative and state senate.

The event was held at Detroit's Cass Technical High School, 2501 Second Ave., beginning at 5 p.m.

Tickets were free to the public and can be picked up from these office locations across metro Detroit starting Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 4 to 7 p.m.:

Detroit - 13th District: 18611 Warren Ave, Detroit
Detroit - 14th District: 18409 Livernois Ave, Detroit
Southwest Detroit: 7607 W. Vernor St, Detroit
Grosse Pointe: 17700 Mack Ave, Grosse Pointe
Livonia: 37144 Six Mile Rd, Livonia
Troy: 1787 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy
Southfield: 17100 Twelve Mile Rd Suite 5, Southfield
Dearborn: 4960 Schaefer Rd, Dearborn
Sterling Heights: 37710 Van Dyke, Sterling Heights
Ann Arbor: 3502 W Liberty Rd, Ann Arbor
Pontiac: 138 N. Saginaw Street, Pontiac, MI
Flint: 3518 Robert T. Longway Blvd. Flint, MI

Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis, and are required for entry but will not guarantee admission. 

According to a news release, there is limited parking available for the event off of Second Avenue, south of the school. Also, all attendees will go through airport-like security. It's suggested that attendees bring few items. These specific items will not be permitted inside: weapons, sharp objects, bags, umbrellas, liquids, or signs. Cameras will be permitted inside. 

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have endorsed her opponent, current Attorney General Bill Schuette, who is running with Lisa Posthumus Lyons.

Last week, Donald Trump, Jr. and Kid Rock rallied for Republican Senate Candidate John James, who is taking on the incumbent Debbie Stabenow.