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Bloomberg campaigns in Winston-Salem and Greensboro

He visited the Triad on the first day of early voting in North Carolina.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg visited the Triad on Thursday for our state's first day of early voting. 

Bloomberg spoke to a crowd at Footnote Coffee and Cocktails in Winston-Salem first. He's then headed over to the Cadillac Service Garage in Greensboro to speak to voters. 

The former New York City mayor became a Democrat last year.

The 77-year-old Bloomberg is one of the richest people in the world. His estimated net worth exceeds $50 billion, and he’s already committed to spending more than $100 million to help defeat President Donald Trump in 2020 whether he runs or not.

Political experts say Bloomberg’s enormous wealth, his ties to Wall Street, and his status as a former Republican could make it difficult for him to win support among traditional Democratic primary voters. 

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