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Rubio South Carolina Visits

rationale, methodology and limitations  | this page updated on October 8, 2015

Through 3rd Quarter 2015

South Carolina: 9 visits, 11 days

>Sen. Marco Rubio participated in Heritage America's Take Back America Forum in Greenville, SC on September 18, 2015.

>Sen. Marco Rubio participated in one of Sen. Tim Scott's Presidential Town Halls at North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston, SC on the evening of September 7, 2015.  He also made a private visit to Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston prior to the town hall.

>Sen. Marco Rubio visited SC on August 27-28, 2015
On August 27 he did a meet and greet hosted by the Sun City Carolina Lakes Republican Club at the Lake House back lawn in Fort Mill; and a town hall at Russell House University Union at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, hosted by USC Student Government. 
On the morning of August 28 he spoke at a meet and greet breakfast with the Horry County Republican Party at RIOZ Braziilan Steakhouse in Myrtle Beach; and spoke on China policy at Charleston Metro Chamber's World Trade Center in Charleston (+).

>Sen. Marco Rubio visited SC on July 27-28, 2015
On July 27 he did a presidential primary candidate filing event at South Carolina Republican Party headquarters in Columbia;  attended a Young Professionals reception hosted by the Upstate Chamber Coalition at Brewery 85 in Greenville; and did a meet and greet rally at the Swamp Rabbit Crossfit building in Greenville.  On July 28 in Greenville in the morning he participated in an Americans for Peace Prosperity and Security national security forum at Furman University; and at noon he visited Tommy's Country Ham House.

>Sen. Marco Rubio visited Greenville, SC on May 9, 2015; he hosted a roundtable discussion on faith and values at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown Greenville; and spoke at the Freedom Summit at the Peace Center.

>Sen. Marco Rubio did a signing for his book American Dreams at Barnes and Noble in The Shops at Greenridge in Greenville, SC on February 19, 2015.

>Sen. Marco Rubio visited SC on January 19, 2015.  He did a private lunch with donors hosted by Mike Johnson, CEO of Cox Industries, at the Cox Farm in Orangeburg; and a dinner with donors at the home of Phil Hughes of Hughes Investments in Greenville.

>Sen. Marco Rubio visited SC on October 22, 2014.  In the morning he attended a meet and greet with local officials and party leaders at the home of Peter and Pam Brown in Columbia; he and Sen. Tim Scott headlined a SC GOP "Road to Victory" luncheon at The Hall at Senate's End in Columbia; he spoke to the South Carolina Student Legislature at the Statehouse in Columbia; and CNN's Peter Hamby reported that he was to headline a private fundraiser for the Palmetto Policy Forum in Greenville.

>Sen. Marco Rubio visited SC on August 25, 2014.  CNN's Peter Hamby reported Rubio "spent the day in a series of closed-door sessions with influential local activists and potential financial backers" including meeting with senior officials from Bob Jones University; meeting with social conservatives at the home of Lisa van Riper, president of South Carolina Citizens For Life, in Greenville; and holding a fundraiser for his Reclaim America PAC in Greenville.  The public event was his evening appearance as the featured speaker at U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan's 4th Annual Faith & Freedom BBQ at the Anderson Civic Center in Anderson (-).

(En route from Florida to DC Sen. Marco Rubio overnighted in Charleston, SC and on July 20, 2014 attended services at SeaCoast church with Sen. Tim Scott; non-political, no public events).   not counting in tally...no public events noted