Ryan rally under way in Richmond

Posted at 9:29 AM, Aug 31, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-31 13:27:46-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) -  Mitt Romney's campaign tells CBS 6 the GOP presidential nominee is heading to Louisiana, one day after accepting his party's nomination at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.

Romney was originally scheduled to appear at a "Victory Rally" in Richmond on Friday. Instead, vice presidential running mate Rep. Paul Ryan will attend the rally at Richmond International Airport in eastern Henrico County alone. [WATCH LIVE: Ryan rally at RIC]

Doors for the event located at 5733 Huntsman Road at the Martinair, Inc, hanger, will open at 11 a.m. and the event begins at 1 p.m.

The event is open to the public. You can get a ticket here:

President Obama campaigned in Charlottesville on Wednesday and is scheduled to appear in Norfolk on Tuesday before he heads to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.