UPDATE: First Lady addresses crowd at UW-Marathon County
WAUSAU (WAOW) -
speech in Wausau,
First Lady Michelle Obama's message was clear as she urged supporters to get
out and vote – and vote early.
people they don't have to wait until November 6 to cast their ballots because
you can do it early," said Michelle Obama.
one out of every five votes cast in Wisconsin
were early or absentee, and Mrs. Obama let everyone know she has already cast
her ballot for the President.
"Just a few
of you here, in this room, could swing an entire ward for Barack Obama, and if
we win enough wards, we will win this state, and if we win Wisconsin, we'll be
well on our way to be back in the White House for four more years," said Obama.
The First Lady told the crowd that everyone should talk to as many people as possible in
the next 18 days.
about all of the kids in this country who can finally afford college. Tell them
about the millions of lives that will be changed because of health reform. Tell
them how this President ended the war in Iraq – took out Osama bin Laden,"
to the close to 1,000 people in the field house, there was overflow crowd of
600-- where Mrs. Obama stopped for a visit.
the third time within a month that the First Lady stopped in Wisconsin, and she says it's still very much
a battleground state.