Clinton, Sanders campaign in Tampa Tuesday

File photo. Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, speaks at the Univision, Washington Post Democratic presidential debate at Miami-Dade College, Wednesday, March 9, 2016, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

TAMPA, FL (WFLA) —  Florida takes center stage in the race for the White House as the candidates are now rallying across the state. Florida’s primary next Tuesday could be turning point for candidates.

Fresh off their debate Wednesday night, the two Democratic presidential candidates will bring their campaigns and messages to the Bay area.

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will be making stops in Tampa on Thursday as they continue their presidential campaigns.

Photo: WFLA
Photo: WFLA

Clinton will be in Tampa Thursday morning speaking to supporters at the Ritz in Ybor City. The Get Out the Vote event starts at noon; doors open at 10 a.m. Clinton’s campaign says she will also discuss her plans to break down the barriers that hold too many families back and to invest and create jobs in underserved communities

Then Thursday afternoon, Sanders will address a crowd at the Florida State Fairgrounds. The Sanders campaign says his agenda includes addressing college affordability, immigration reform and the economy. Doors for this event open at 4 p.m., the event starts at 7 p.m.

All four candidates on the Republican side are not ignoring Florida either. The Republican contenders have been campaigning in the Sunshine State ahead of their debate Thursday night in Miami.

All the presidential contenders are gearing up for the big prize; Florida’s primary next Tuesday with it’s winner-take-all delegates up for grabs.

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