President Clinton visits Flint Wednesday

The Detroit News

Former President Bill Clinton plans to rally Democrats on Wednesday in Flint, the Michigan Democratic Party announced Friday.

The former president’s visit was first reported by The Detroit News on Wednesday. Clinton will be campaigning for gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer and U.S. Senate candidate Gary Peters at the Riverfront Banquet Center starting at 10:30 a.m.

His visit follows a Thursday rally by his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, at Oakland University.

Those wanting free tickets to the public event must come to a Democratic Party coordinated office for the first-come, first-served tickets:

■Pontiac: 4 N. Saginaw, 2nd Floor, Pontiac

■Southfield: 17100 W. 12 Mile, Southfield

■Farmington Hills: 29936 Orchard Lake, Farmington Hills

■Royal Oak: 1205 N. Main St., Royal Oak

■Detroit: 18409 Livernois, Detroit

■Flint: 3518 Robert T. Longway Blvd., Flint

■Saginaw: 2140 Farmer, Saginaw

■Bay City: 509 S. Euclid, Bay City

■Lansing: 2842 E. Grand River, East Lansing

President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit during the last week of the campaign.

Michigan Republicans have had high-profile party members barnstorming for their candidates, including 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.