Around the Miami Valley
3:15 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

Obama's Heartland Bus Tour rolls through Springfield

President Barack Obama’s Heartland Bus Tour rolled through Springfield on Thursday as his re-election campaign stopped outside Springfield’s Obama for America office before heading to Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa.

Several local VIP's spoke at the event, including Clark County Sheriff Gene Kelly and Greg Schultz, OFA-Ohio state director, targeted the state’s auto workers and farmers.

About 400 people turned out at the event and the an underlying theme repeated by many speakers was that it will be critical for people supporting President Obama in the upcoming November election against GOP candidate Mitt Romney is to get out and vote.

Romney's Ohio campaign spokesman, Chris Maloney, reiterated the same theme for those supporting the former Massachusetts governor.