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2020 Presidential Candidate Julian Castro To Visit Boise Tuesday

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Julian Castro, former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, and candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, speaks in Iowa on Feb. 21, 2019. Castro plans to visit Boise Tuesday.

Idaho is preparing to greet its first 2020 presidential candidate Tuesday.

Julián Castro, former mayor of San Antonio and former secretary of Housing and Urban Development, is making a campaign stop in Boise. The Democrat announced his intention to run for president in January.

 

A campaign staffer told the Idaho Press that Castro wants to hear from people across the country. He plans to visit all 50 states.

Castro is currently the only Latino candidate in the 2020 presidential race. He will hold a public “meet and greet” Tuesday at 7:00  p.m. at Boise State University. The event is sponsored by the Idaho Democratic Party.

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