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Oct. 29: Where Trump and Biden will be campaigning

Oct. 29: Where Trump and Biden will be campaigning
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden to nominate Linda Thomas-Greenfield for UN ambassador: reports Scranton dedicates 'Joe Biden Way' to honor president-elect Kasich: Republicans 'either in complete lockstep' or 'afraid' of Trump MORE and Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden to nominate Linda Thomas-Greenfield for UN ambassador: reports Scranton dedicates 'Joe Biden Way' to honor president-elect Kasich: Republicans 'either in complete lockstep' or 'afraid' of Trump MORE will both hold events in Florida on Thursday as the Sunshine State once again proves to be a pivotal battleground in the presidential race.

Here’s where candidates on the Republican and Democratic ticket will be campaigning on Thursday:

President Trump will hold a rally in Tampa, Fla., at 1:30 p.m. Eastern time just outside Raymond James Stadium, home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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The president will fly to North Carolina for a rally in Fayetteville, scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Eastern. In addition to being a presidential battleground, North Carolina is home to a key Senate race between Sen. Thom TillisThomas (Thom) Roland TillisTeam Trump offering 'fire hose' of conspiracy Kool-Aid for supporters Loeffler isolating after possible COVID-19 infection North Carolina's Mark Walker expected to announce Senate bid MORE (R) and Democrat Cal Cunningham.

Vice President Pence will hold two rallies of his own. His first event of the day is in Des Moines, Iowa, at 1:30 p.m. Central time. He is likely to be joined there by Sen. Joni ErnstJoni Kay ErnstThe Memo: Trump plows ahead with efforts to overturn election More conservatives break with Trump over election claims Peggy Noonan: 'Bogus dispute' by Trump 'doing real damage' MORE (R), who is in a difficult reelection fight of her own. Pence will then fly to Reno, Nev., for a rally at 5 p.m. Pacific time.

Biden will also be in Florida for two events on Thursday. He will deliver remarks at a drive-in event in Broward County in the southern part of the state in the afternoon. Biden will then travel to Tampa for a drive-in event in the evening.

Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisWomen set to take key roles in Biden administration Trump campaign appeals dismissal of Pennsylvania election challenge Pressure grows from GOP for Trump to recognize Biden election win MORE (D-Calif.) will take part in an event aimed at mobilizing members of the Divine Nine, which represent Black Greek letter organizations. She will also participate in a virtual fundraiser and a rally with Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDemocrats brush off calls for Biden to play hardball on Cabinet picks What's behind the divisions over Biden's secretary of Labor? Young voters set turnout record, aiding Biden win MORE (I-Vt.).

Here's how the race for president is shaping up in each of the states where candidates will be campaigning, based on available polling:

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Biden leads Trump by less than a percentage point in Florida, according to a RealClearPolitics average of recent polls. Trump won the state by roughly 113,000 votes in 2016.

Biden leads Trump by less than a percentage point in North Carolina, according to a RealClearPolitics average of recent polls. Trump won the state by roughly 173,000 votes in 2016. In the Senate race, an average of recent polls show Cunningham leading Tillis by nearly 2 percentage points.

Biden leads Trump by roughly 1 percentage point in Iowa, according to a RealClearPolitics average of recent polls. Trump won the state by 147,000 votes in 2016. In the Senate race, recent polls show Democrat Theresa Greenfield leading Ernst by an average of 2 percentage points.

Biden leads Trump in Nevada by about 5 percentage points, according to a RealClearPolitics average of recent polls. Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden to name longtime aide Blinken as secretary of State: report Understanding mixed results in Pennsylvania key to future elections What's behind the divisions over Biden's secretary of Labor? MORE won the state by roughly 27,000 votes in 2016.