(CNN) - While Mitt Romney has essentially locked up the Republican presidential nomination, Rep. Ron Paul of Texas has his eyes set on Rhode Island's upcoming primary with the release of a TV ad in the Ocean State.
The 30-second spot, 'The Plan,' takes a largely positive tone and aims to outline the candidate's proposals to cut $1 trillion from the federal budget in one year, as well as eliminate five federal bureaucracies and cut U.S. military involvement abroad.
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Starting Thursday, voters in Rhode Island will catch the commercial on broadcast and cable television until the state's primary on Tuesday.
"By running our acclaimed spot 'The Plan,' we aim to amplify Ron Paul's already-strong appeal among Rhode Island Republican primary voters," the campaign's national chairman Jesse Benton said in a statement.
Paul's campaign has aired the same commercial in other states, including Hawaii, and released a new ad last week in Texas, which holds its primary at the end of May.
The candidate has yet to win a single contest in the Republican nominating process and has 71 of the 1,145 delegates awarded so far this cycle, according to CNN estimates.
While trailing far behind Romney's 650 delegates, Paul has still drawn large crowds at campaign events and has proven to be a formidable fundraiser, with more than $33 million raised this cycle.
With 19 delegates at stake, Rhode Island holds its primary next week on the same day as voters in Connecticut, Delaware, New York and Pennsylvania also head to the polls. Sen. John McCain won the Rhode Island primary by a landslide on March 4, 2008, while Paul came in third place with 6.6% of the vote.