“It's a great way to meet Gov. Palin and hear from Sarah about the key issues of the campaign,” Steelman’s campaign wrote in the invite on the candidate’s Facebook page.
Steelman is facing off against two other Republicans — businessman John Brunner and Missouri Rep. Todd Akin — in the Aug. 7 primary. Palin’s support could mean all the difference in the race by helping Steelman stand out from the other Republicans, both running as conservatives.
Palin last hit the campaign trail for Ted CruzTed CruzThe Trail 2016: Meet and greet and grief Trump to meet with Senate GOP next week Trump camp eyeing Mike Pence for VP: report MORE, who on Tuesday won the Republican primary for the Texas Senate race.
Whoever wins the GOP primary will go on to face Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire McCaskillThe Trail 2016: Meet and greet and grief McCaskill: I wonder if people voting for Trump are embarrassed VA opposes bill aimed at helping vets in mustard gas experiments MORE (D-Mo.) in November. McCaskill was trailing all three candidates in a Mason-Dixon survey released last week. The Hill rates the Missouri Senate race as a toss-up.