Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
Obama Coming To Central Ohio; Romney Hosting Rally In Cincinnati
President Obama and Mitt Romney will be back in Ohio on the Friday before the election trying to sway voters in the key battleground state.
The Obama campaign says the Democratic president on Friday will campaign at the Franklin County Fairgrounds, followed by an earlier announced rally in Springfield and an afternoon rally in Lima.
The western Ohio stops are both at high schools.
Former president Bill Clinton will work the state for Obama on Thursday, with rallies in Toledo, Akron and Chillicothe.
Meanwhile, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan will be joined by an expanded list of big-name Republicans Friday at their rally in the northern Cincinnati suburb of West Chester. Attendants include former Secretary of State Condoleeza, Senators Marco Rubio and Lindsey Graham, Governors Bobby Jindal and Rick Perry, and golf legend Jack Nicklaus.