Obama to Hold Public Rally in Las Vegas Sunday

Published 09/26 2012 10:37AM

Updated 09/26 2012 01:12PM

LAS VEGAS  --  President Barack Obama will hold a public rally at a Las Vegas high school on Sunday.

Campaign officials have also confirmed reports that Obama will spend three days in southern Nevada preparing for next Wednesday's presidential debate in Colorado.

A reservations employee at The Westin Lake Las Vegas property told 8 News NOW the entire hotel has been booked for three days.

The free event will be held at Desert Pines High School at 4 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Click here for more information on locations to pick up tickets.

It will be Obama's ninth appearance in Nevada this year.

Nevada is a key battleground state in the upcoming election. Early voting begins Oct. 20.

(Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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