Texas: Sarah Palin, Jim DeMint to Campaign for Ted Cruz
Posted at 3:01 p.m. on July 25, 2012
Top conservative surrogates are headed to Texas to campaign for Senate candidate Ted Cruz. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)
The campaign of former Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz announced this afternoon that former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) and Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) are scheduled to headline a rally for his campaign Friday evening.
The get-out-the-vote rally will kick off the final weekend of campaigning before Tuesday’s runoff and will be held in the Woodlands, which is an exurban city in the Houston area.
Several local and national tea party leaders are also scheduled to be in attendance, including Amy Kremer of the Tea Party Express.
Cruz faces Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in the runoff for the GOP nomination to replace retiring Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R). Roll Call rates this race as Safe Republican.