Election 2020 Democrats

Businessman Tom Steyer speaks during the New Hampshire state Democratic Party convention on Saturday in Manchester, N.H.

MAQUOKETA, Iowa -- Tom Steyer, a billionaire activist, a Democratic presidential candidate and a leader of the movement to impeach President Donald Trump, will stop in Jackson County.

The campaign for Steyer announced that he will hold an event at noon Friday, Sept. 13, at the home of former Iowa Rep. Bob Osterhaus at 216 Austin St. in Maquoketa.

Steyer will be wrapping up a four-stop tour that begins in Iowa City on Thursday, Sept. 12.

This will be his first visit to the tri-state area.

Steyer joined the crowded Democratic primary field on July 9. After a career in finance and hedge fund management, he founded climate activism group NextGen America. He also has donated tens of millions of dollars to political campaigns in recent cycles.

Earlier this week, he qualified to participate in the Democratic presidential debate in Ohio in mid-October.

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