President Donald Trump will make his first post-election visit to Minnesota later this month at a rally in Duluth.
The event is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on June 20 at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, according to an event posting on the president's campaign website. It does not say what he will discuss during his visit.
In a statement, Jennifer Carnahan, state GOP chairwoman, said Minnesota Republicans were looking forward to the "momentum and positive energy" that the president will bring to the state during a busy election cycle.
"We are so excited to welcome President Trump back to Minnesota next week," Carnahan said. "The importance of Minnesota this election cycle — in influencing the balance of power in Washington, D.C., for the next two years — and ensuring we send the president conservative reinforcements, depends on our ability to make Minnesota red."
People interested in attending the rally can register for up to two tickets online.
Trump's visit will come just under two months before Minnesota holds its primary election.
His chosen location is in the Eighth Congressional District, where an open race for retiring U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's seat is expected to be among the most competitive in the country.
Trump's last stop in Minnesota was in November 2016, when he held a rally just before Election Day at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Vice President Mike Pence visited Minneapolis in March, when he talked to Republicans about tax cuts, border security and the state of the U.S. economy.
Kevin Poindexter, a spokesman for the state GOP, said the Duluth rally will highlight why Minnesota needs to continue to elect Republicans, including members of Congress who can support Trump's agenda. He said he hoped this wouldn't be the last time the president visits the state during this heated election cycle.
"We just had our endorsing conventions here in Minnesota and the campaign season is underway. ... We have obviously a lot of targeted races up and down the ballot in Minnesota and hopefully we can enlist the help of all of our elected officials, including the president," Poindexter said.