Supporters host Biden carpool campaign event in Milwaukee, Trump campaign responds

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- There's just more than three weeks until Election Day and voter campaigns are ramping up in Wisconsin.

This weekend, both Republicans and Democrats, encouraged voters to cast their ballots.

Both presidential campaigns are counting on grassroots efforts, like these, to win the state.

With music in the background, and décor on their vehicles, some voters took to the streets on Milwaukee’s south side to support a Democratic presidency.

Ed and Heidi Fallone are putting their faith in former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris.

“We really strongly believe that Joe Biden is a candidate for education, for healthcare and for family values," Fallone said.

And some voters brought up other concerns in their community.

“I believe President Biden will do something about the Dreamers. I believe he will get all those kids out of the cages that their family is put in when it’s their right to ask for asylum," voter MaryCarmen Villasenor said.

Trump Campaign Communications Director Tim Murtaugh said the president’s stance on immigration is clear.

“He believes that people should obey our laws and that our laws should be enforced. He does not support granting amnesty to 11 million illegal aliens like Joe Biden does," Murtaugh said.

The group, Todos con Biden, hosted the Democratic event on Sunday, Oct. 11, encouraging people to vote early.

"Because of the pandemic, people want to vote safely. Perhaps they don’t want to go out on Election Day -- request that absentee ballot by mail and take care of it right away," Milwaukee alderman and State Representative JoCasta Zamarripa said.

“I think, for the people of Wisconsin, the most central question is who do you trust to restore the economy to where it was before the pandemic swept across the entire world?” Murtaugh said.

The deadline to request an absentee ballot in Wisconsin is October 29.

All ballots must be received by 8 p.m. on Election Day, Nov 3, in order to be counted.

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