(CBS4) – A political rally featuring Doug Emhoff, husband of Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris, was held at dusk Thursday in a parking lot of Denver East High School. A stage was set up on one end of the lot and all of the attendees were inside their vehicles in order to prevent any spread of COVID.
"We're gonna win here in Colorado. We're gonna flip the Senate. We're gonna send @Hickenlooper to the US Senate. We're gonna send @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris to the White House and we are gonna take our country back!" – @DouglasEmhoffREAD MORE: Aurora Police Looking For Armed & Dangerous Carjacking Suspects
— Colorado Dems (@coloradodems) October 9, 2020
It involved lots of honking among the relatively small number of people invited to attend.
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It was one of two events Emhoff is in Colorado for. On Friday he is scheduled to take part in a town hall-style meeting about health care in Colorado Springs. He’ll be joined by State Sen. Pete Lee for the event.
Sen. Michael Bennet and U.S. Senate hopeful John Hickenlooper both spoke at the rally.READ MORE: 2 Vehicles In Denver Medina Alert Now Found
Welcome, @DouglasEmhoff , to Colorado! Our ballots are mailed out tomorrow. We need a record turnout to make sure that there is no question that @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris won this state. pic.twitter.com/4Mt1nrLaeY
— Michael Bennet (@MichaelBennet) October 9, 2020
We're going to win Colorado. We're going to beat Donald Trump and Cory Gardner. We're going to take back the Senate.
— John Hickenlooper (@Hickenlooper) October 9, 2020
Emhoff, 55, is a California lawyer who has been married to Harris since 2014.MORE NEWS: CU Boulder Students Pick Up Mess Left Behind From Violent Party On University Hill
One of his children from a previous relationship, son Cole, is a graduate of Colorado College.