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Nikki Haley to visit Utah next week ahead of Super Tuesday presidential caucus votes

Feb 20, 2024, 4:31 PM

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Republican presidential candidate and former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley speaks at a campaign event in Conway, South Carolina, on January 28. (Matt Kelley/AP)

(Matt Kelley/AP)

OREM — Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley will visit Utah next week, ahead of the state’s GOP presidential preference poll during caucus meetings on Super Tuesday.

Haley plans to hold a rally at the Noorda Center for the Performing Arts on Utah Valley University’s campus in Orem on the morning of Feb. 28. Further details about the rally were not immediately released.

The former governor of South Carolina and former ambassador to the United Nations is the last major remaining Republican challenger to former President Donald Trump, who holds the majority of delegates following wins in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada.

Although Haley trails the former president in major primary polls, she said she will stay in the race during a Tuesday speech in Greenville, South Carolina.

“Some of you — perhaps a few of you in the media — came here today to see if I’m dropping out of the race,” Haley said. “Well, I’m not. Far from it. And I’m here to tell you why. I’m running for president because we have a country to save. Since the start of my campaign, I’ve been focused on the real issues our country faces. The ones that determine whether America will thrive, or spiral out.”

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