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Bernie Sanders announces Charlotte rally: Time, location

The Vermont senator will rally supporters in Charlotte and Durham on Valentine's Day.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be in Charlotte Friday for the second of two Valentine's Day rallies in North Carolina ahead of Super Tuesday. 

Sanders will begin his day with an 11:30 a.m. rally at the Durham Convention Center. His Charlotte rally is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. at the Belk Theater in uptown. Doors for the event will open at 2 p.m. Click here for more details and RSVP information.

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North Carolina is among 14 states that will hold its primary election on Super Tuesday, including California and Texas. According to Ballotpedia, more than one-third of the population is expected to vote on March 3. South Carolina voters will head to the polls a week earlier for the Palmetto State's primary election February 29. 

In 2016, Sanders finished second behind eventual nominee Hillary Clinton in North Carolina with 40.8% of the vote. Clinton also won South Carolina with 73% of votes.

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