Visits to Key Early States in the Pre-Campaign Period


updated only through Nov. 4, 2014
Iowa: 4 visits, 4 days
>Gov. Chris Christie and Gov. Terry Branstad attended a Branstad for Governor rally at Winegard Company in Burlington, Iowa on the evening of October 30, 2014.

>Gov. Chris Christie visited Iowa on October 25, 2014.  He attended the luncheon for Steve King for Congress' annual Col. Bud Day Pheasant Hunt and held a media availability with King in Akron; and attended Gov. Terry Branstad's 68th birthday fundraiser at 7 Flags Event Center in Clive (this event was held early; Branstad's birthday is on November 17).

>Gov. Chris Christie and Gov. Terry Branstad rallied for congressional candidate Rod Blum at Gee Asphalt in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on October 3, 2014.

>Gov. Chris Christie visited Iowa on July 17, 2014 for events for the RGA, House Speaker Kraig Paulsen and Gov. Terry Branstad (-).  Christie and Branstad attended a RGA fundraising breakfast in Waukee; Christie attended a fundraiser for Speaker Paulsen in Cedar Rapids; Christie and Branstad made a retail meet and greet stop at MJ's Restaurant in Marion followed by a Q&A with reporters; and Christie headlined "An Evening at the Fair" fundraiser with Branstad in the Starlite Ballroom at the Missisippi Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport.

(In his role as chairman of the RGA, Gov. Chris Christie was scheduled to appear at a fundraising lunch for Gov. Terry Branstad in New Jersey on May 28, 2014).

New Hampshire: 5 visits, 5 days
>Gov. Chris Christie attended a rally with gubernatorial nominee Walt Havenstein at MacKenna's Restaurant in New London, NH on the afternoon of November 3, 2014.

>Gov. Chris Christie campaigned with gubernatorial nominee Walt Havenstein in NH on October 10, 2014, appearing with him at Northland Restaurant and Dairy Bar in Berlin; and at the VFW in Lancaster.

>Gov. Chris Christie visited NH on September 17, 2014.  He did closed press event with gubernatorial nominee Walt Havenstein Nashua; he and Havenstein met with supporters at Crosby Bakery in Nashua; and he joined U.S. Senate nominee Scott Brown at a "Call to Victory" phone banking at the NHGOP field office at 356 S. Broadway in Salem.

>Gov. Chris Christie visited NH on July 31, 2014. (-)  He campaigned with gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein at BAE Systems in Nashua; appeared at an RGA fundraiser with Havenstein in Manchester; and headlined the Home Run to Victory in 2014 fundraising event (New Hampshire Fisher Cats vs. the Reading Fightin Phils) at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester.

>Gov. Chris Christie visited NH on June 21, 2014 in support of gubernatorial candidate Walt Havenstein.  They attended an RGA fundraiser in Manchester; did meet and greet at T-Bones Restaurant in Bedford; and attended a private fundraiser at the home of developer Steve Lewis in Atkinson.

South Carolina: 2 visits, 2 days

>Gov. Chris Christie joined Gov. Nikki Haley in Spartanburg, SC on November 2, 2014.  They attend church services at First Baptist Spartanburg (Rep. Trey Gowdy's church); and rallied at the Beacon Drive-In.

>Gov. Chris Christie visited SC on September 16, 2014 to campaign for Gov. Nikki Haley and raise money for her campaign and the SC GOP (-).  They did a retail stop at Moe's Southwest Grill in Charleston; an RGA event at the Nexsen Pruet law firm in Charleston; a Nikki Haley for Governor event at Sticky Fingers Rib House in Charleston; and a Nikki Haley for Governor/SC GOP event at the River Course Clubhouse on Kiawah Island

  this page last revised Nov. 11, 2014