ARIZONA NEWS

Here’s what you need to know about Donald Trump rally in Mesa for Kari Lake, others

Oct 8, 2022, 6:30 AM
(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)...
(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

PHOENIX – Former President Donald Trump is heading to the East Valley on Sunday, hosting a free rally for his preferred Arizona candidates.

Trump’s announcement said last week the event will be held at Legacy Sports Park, 6321 S. Ellsworth Road. The address coincides with the location of Bell Bank Park, the sprawling sports complex that opened next to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in January of this year. Legacy Sports Park was the working name of the facility until Bell Bank obtained naming rights.

The Mesa appearance marks Trump’s second visit to the battleground state in four months to support Kari Lake, who is running for governor, Blake Masters, who is looking to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly, and others.

In July, Trump stumped for Lake, Masters and others at a rally in Prescott Valley, ahead of the August primaries.

The latest visit comes three days before early voting for the Nov. 8 general election begins in Arizona.

Besides Lake and Masters, other guest speakers include state Rep. Mark Finchem, who is running for secretary of state; Abraham Hamadeh, state attorney general candidate; U.S. Reps. Andy Biggs and Debbie Lesko; and U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia.

Ric Grenell, who served as acting director of national intelligence and U.S. ambassador to Germany under Trump, and Kash Patel, who was chief of staff to the acting secretary of defense under Trump, also are scheduled to appear.

Trump will take the stage last.

Here’s how the day has been scheduled, according to organizers:

• 7 a.m. – Parking lots, vendor row and registration open.

• 11 a.m. – Doors open.

• 1 p.m. – First guest speaker addresses crowd.

• 4 p.m. – Trump takes the stage.

Free tickets are available online on a first-come, first-served basis, with a maximum of two tickets per registered mobile number.

Lifetime Windows & Doors

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

Downtown Phoenix. (Screenshot/City of Phoenix Webcam)...
KTAR.com

Weekend wrap-up: Here are the biggest Arizona stories from Dec. 2-4

Storms across the Valley over the weekend left some residents without power and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona wants solutions for Title 42.
18 hours ago
(Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)...
Associated Press

Case against former Tucson officer heading back to grand jury

A manslaughter case against former Tucson, Arizona police Officer Ryan Remington is going back to a grand jury.
18 hours ago
(Facebook Photo/Phoenix Police Department)...
KTAR.com

Fiery crash over the weekend leaves 3 dead, 2 injured in Phoenix

Three people were killed after their vehicle caught fire when it was rear-ended by a vehicle with two men inside on Saturday night in Phoenix.
18 hours ago
Rain in the West Valley, via Arizona Department of Transportation Traffic Camera...
KTAR.com

Weekend storm sets new daily rain record in Phoenix

Recent storms passing across the Valley set new rainfall records at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Saturday.
18 hours ago
An American bald eagle flies over Mill Pond on July 29, 2018 in Centerport, New York.  (Photo by Br...
Alex Weiner

Arizona Game and Fish takes measures to avoid disturbing bald eagles during breeding season

Bald eagle mating season is here, and wildlife officials in Arizona are warning recreationists and pilots to avoid disturbing breeding areas. 
18 hours ago
(Federal American Grill Photo)...
Brandon Brown/Phoenix Business Journal

Houston restaurant to open first Arizona location in Scottsdale

Federal American Grill, a restaurant concept based in Houston, will open its first Arizona location in Scottsdale in the coming weeks.
18 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

...
Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Prep the plumbing in your home just in time for the holidays

With the holidays approaching, it's important to know when your home is in need of heating and plumbing updates before more guests start to come around.
(Desert Institute for Spine Care photo)...
DESERT INSTITUTE FOR SPINE CARE

Why DISC is world renowned for back and neck pain treatments

Fifty percent of Americans and 90% of people at least 50 years old have some level of degenerative disc disease.
(Photo via MLB's Arizona Fall League / Twitter)...
Arizona Fall League

Top prospects to watch at this year’s Arizona Fall League

One of the most exciting elements of the MLB offseason is the Arizona Fall League, which began its 30th season Monday.
Here’s what you need to know about Donald Trump rally in Mesa for Kari Lake, others