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Press Release - Bachmann Soars Past Halfway Mark in 99 County Tour of Iowa

December 22, 2011

Team Bachmann launches new web ads featuring tour supporters

Michele Urbandale, Iowa — With less than two weeks until the all-important Iowa caucuses, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann soars past the halfway mark of her 99 county, 10-day tour across the Hawkeye State.  In the ambitious effort never accomplished by another candidate, Bachmann has met with thousands of Iowans, sharing her message as the consistent conservative in the race. 

"I've met the greatest people across Iowa. I've listened to the issues that concern them most, and I've shared my solutions to put our country back on the track in the right direction, instilling confidence that I'm the candidate that will take their voices to the White House," Bachmann said.  "Many voters don't have the time or resources to make it to larger cities to see the candidates speak, that's why we are coming to them in their hometown, in every county of the state."

Bachmann Tour by the numbers:

Number of counties: 61

Number of counties to go: 38

Number of days: 7

Miles to date: 3202

Number of bakeries: 8

Number of bowling alleys: 2

Number of Santa supporters: 1

Number of yard signs distributed: 1500

Quality of voter contact: Priceless

The outpouring of support from voters has been so overwhelming that Team Bachmann has featured supporters in these two latest web ads titled Voices from Michele Bachmann's 99 County Tour: Part One and Voices from Michele Bachmann's 99 County Tour: Part Two. To view the ads, click on one of links below: 

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Michele Bachmann, Press Release - Bachmann Soars Past Halfway Mark in 99 County Tour of Iowa Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/298939

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