Democratic VP nominee Tim Kaine coming to Dayton Monday

Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine will campaign in Dayton Monday as the race in Ohio heats up.

The Virginia senator will speak at Stivers High School at 1313 E. Fifth Street at 2 p.m. Doors open at 12:30. You can RSVP for tickets at

Stivers, a Dayton public school, is a popular stop for candidates. Senator Barack Obama campaigned at Stivers in July 2008 before winning the presidential election that year.

Monday’s visit comes as the race in Ohio continues to be close.

The most recent Quinnipiac University Poll released Thursday shows Republican nominees Donald Trump and Mike Pence defeating the Hillary Clinton/Kaine ticket in Ohio by four points, 41-37 percent.

Independent candidate Gary Johnson — nominated by the Libertarian Party — has 14 percent support, according to the poll. Green Party nominee Jill Stein is at 4 percent.

Kaine is the second vice presidential nominee to visit the area this election cycle.

Pence, the governor of Indiana, campaigned at the Mandalay Banquet Center in Moraine on Aug. 10.

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