First lady Michelle Obama will campaign in Northern Virginia next week, according to President Barack Obama’s campaign officials.
She will appear in Northern Virginia, likely in Prince William, one of the swingiest counties in the swing state of Virginia.
It will be the first public campaign trip for Obama without her husband this election cycle.
Obama accompanied the president to Richmond earlier this month when he kicked off his reelection campaign.
In 2008, Barack Obama became the first Democratic presidential candidate to carry Virginia in 44 years, and most recent polls show him with a slight edge over Republican Mitt Romney to win Virginia’s 13 crucial electoral votes.