Gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis expected in Tyler Saturday

Published on Friday, 1 August 2014 13:25 - Written by

Gubernatorial candidate Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, will be in Tyler knocking on doors and engaging voters during a block-walking event Saturday morning in Tyler.

Sen. Davis, campaign staff and local volunteers will begin the block walk at the Liebbe Firm, 805 S. Broadway Ave. at 10 a.m.

The campaign will continue the event at 3 p.m. in Longview at St. Mark CME Church, 1100 Sapphire St.

The East Texas events are part of a “Weekend of Action,” consisting of more than 500 events, including block walks, phone banks, and voter registration drives. The goal is to make 50,001 phone calls and knock on 50,001 doors with less than 100 days until the election.

Block walks and phone banks are also scheduled across the state, from Houston, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Amarillo and Laredo.