Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks during the third day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 29, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC, which is scheduled to conclude August 30. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Mike Huckabee is heading back to Arkansas to raise money for the state Republican Party.
The former governor is the headliner for a pre-election rally Oct. 27 in Little Rock. State party chairman Doyle Webb says Republicans look forward to Huckabee's support as the GOP hopes to make major gains in the November election.
The rally is set for 5 p.m. Oct. 27 - after the Razorbacks play Ole Miss in Little Rock. The event will take place in the east River Market Pavilion in downtown Little Rock.
Republicans are optimistic heading into the November election with hopes of winning a majority in the Legislature for the first time since Reconstruction.
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