Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), who is seen as a possible 2016 presidential candidate, will keynote a training session for Republican organizers in New Hampshire in March.

He will speak the at the New Hampshire Republican State Committee’s grassroots organizing training session and rally in March. In a statement, he said he was excited about speaking about his conservative record as governor.


Walker became a star in the GOP by battling public-sector unions in Wisconsin. His policies brought criticism and an unsuccessful recall attempt in 2012. He was reelected in 2014.

Numerous Republican 2016 aspirants have visited New Hampshire recently or plan to do so in the months to come. Last week, Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulUS-Saudi Arabia policy needs a dose of 'realpolitik' McConnell challenger faces tougher path after rocky launch Overnight Defense: Iran seizes British tanker in latest escalation | US, UK to discuss situation | Trump says 'no doubt' US downed Iranian drone after Tehran's denials | Pentagon's No. 2 policy official to leave | Lawmakers worry about Defense vacancies MORE (Ky.) traveled to the state for a series of events. Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry will speak there in February, and made an earlier appearance at Dartmouth College. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is also reportedly arranging to travel to the state.

Visits to the state not only signal they are interested in a run but allow them to meet with local advisers and activists who can be crucial assets in the nation's first primary.