Sanders, Castro, Gabbard to appear in town hall hosted by Latino civil rights organization

Sanders, Castro, Gabbard to appear in town hall hosted by Latino civil rights organization
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The town hall with more than 500 registered Latino voters will focus on "issues of importance to the Hispanic electorate in Iowa," according to a LULAC statement. 

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The event will take place on Oct. 24 in Des Moines, Iowa. 

LULAC announced the participation of Sanders, Castro and Gabbard in a Wednesday statement and announced Thursday that O'Rourke would also participate.  

LULAC will also be working to identify and register Hispanic voters in the state to increase turnout for the Iowa caucuses and general election, the statement said. 

Sanders, Castro and Gabbard are among the more than a dozen candidates vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. All three have qualified for the Oct. 15 Democratic debate.