Republican presidential hopeful, Mitt Romney will make a pair of stops in the region this weekend as part of his latest campaign tour, according to officials.
Romney will appear in both Quakertown, Bucks County and Weatherly, Carbon County on Saturday as part of his "Every Town Counts" bus tour.
The former Massachusetts governor will take the stage in Weatherly at 9:15 a.m., doors open at 7:45 a.m., officials say. The speech and rally will take place at the Weatherly Casting and Machine Co., 300 Commerce St., campaign officials note.
Romney will speak in the Quakertown-area later on Saturday on his way to Cornwall, Lebanon Co., officials say.
The Quarkertown event is expected to be a quick appearance, as the bus stops at a Wawa gas station on Route 663- John Fries Highway, just off the Pa. Turnpike. Remarks from Romney are expected around 12:40 p.m. Anti-Romeny protester plan to host an event shortly before his arrival.
Pennsylvania is expected to be a battleground state in the 2012 presidential election.
President Obama was campaigning in Philadelphia earlier this week. Both candidates are currently stumping for votes in Ohio.
No Republican has carried Pennsylvania in a presidential election since 1988.