Virginia Beach, Virginia (CNN) - We rolled up to the Military Aviation Museum early this morning to set up shop.
Mitt Romney holds a rally here early Saturday afternoon.
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The Republican presidential nominee went up Friday with three new TV commercials in this important battleground state, including one on defense cuts and jobs running here in the Norfolk market, a hub for the military and the defense industry.
Since the start of the general election in early April, the Romney campaign and the independent groups that are backing his bid for the White House have spent around $11.3 million to run spots on broadcast TV in Virginia, with the campaign of President Barack Obama and independent groups supporting his re-election have dished out around $11.5 million. Those figures come from Campaign Media Analysis Group, which tracks political ad spending.
Obama won Virginia four years ago, becoming the first Democrat to carry the state since 1964. He's made seven swings through Virginia since the start of the general election. This is Romney's seventh trip to Virginia.
The most recent polls indicate that the race for Virginia's 13 electoral votes remains very close.