WISCONSIN (WFRV) - Between now and Tuesday's Wisconsin primary our state is the hot spot for Republican candidates.
Thursday, Newt Gingrich will speak at Marquette University. Ron Paul is holding a town hall meeting in Madison.
There are 42 delegates at stake in our April third primary.
The government accountability board expects a 35 percent turnout.
Mitt Romney currently leads the delegate race and polls have tagged him the frontrunner in Wisconsin.
Romney will be in Appleton Friday, marking is first appearance in the badger state.
He will deliver a speech at Lawrence University in the Stansbury Theater on College Avenue at approximately 2:00 in the afternoon.
Romney will then head to a fish fry in Milwaukee Friday night.
The republican establishment is starting to unite around the former Massachusetts governor.
Later today former President George H.W. Bush is expected to endorse Romney.
The frontrunner also picked up an endorsement from Florida senator Marco Rubio.
Meanwhile, Rick Santorum continues his tour of Wisconsin.
He visited a lumber company in the La Crosse area to talk about health care.
Newt Gingrich announced plans to visit Oshkosh Friday morning.
He is speaking at the Kolf Sports Center on the UW Oshkosh campus at 11:45 in the morning.
Gingrich will then head to Green Bay for a visit at Kroll's West restaurant.