The full sign read: VOTE FOR CHANGE. Each letter was about 15 ft. tall.
I was one of the 100,000 people in the crowd gathered in Manassas, Va. for Obama’s last campaign rally before election day. It took me four hours to drive from Loudoun County to Manassas, but it was worth every minute of traffic.
I believe this rally was one of the big reasons Prince William County went from voting for George H.W. Bush, Bob Dole, George W. Bush to voting for Barack Obama.
For the rest of my life, I will remember this day and the victory it ushered in. What about you?
Last night, I was one of 100,000 people gathered at the Prince William County Fairgrounds in Manassas, Va. to see Sen. Barack Obama wind up his general election campaign in the same state where he started it — Virginia. I’ve never been so happy to spend so much time in a Northern Virginia traffic.
One of the 100,000 gathered with me was a young man who was a former Marine helicopter pilot and Naval Academy graduate from Warren, Pa., a small town in the state’s northwestern corner near Erie. I didn’t catch his name, but I got his story. Continue reading
It’s official. Earlier today, the Obama campaign announced plans to hold its final rally of the campaign before Election Day here in Virginia at the Prince William County Fairgrounds. The rally will begin at 9:00 p.m. ET. 40,000 people are expected.
Here are more details from InsideNova.com and an explaination on why Manassas Park was not chosen.
Click here for driving directions. The fairgrounds are located at 10624 Dumfries Road in Manassas, VA 20112.
I advise you leave early from work to get there in time and get a good spot. It took me 2 hours to drive 10 miles to the Leesburg rally last month.
I’ll see you there.
Daily Kos InsideNova.com has a few more details on Obama’s Monday night rally in Manassas Park Manassas at 9:00 p.m. ET at the Prince William Co. Fairgrounds. Given the traffic with the Leesburg rally, I urge you to plan an extra 2 hours into your travel time.
And something I hadn’t yet considered which Farewell Frank points out: Obama began his Virginia campaign and will end his campaign in the 10th Congressional District. This has got to help Judy Feder and scare the crap out of Frank Wolf (R-Status Quo).
This Fake Virginian will see you there!