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Mike Pence holds town hall in Perry

Gov. Mike Pence held a town hall meeting in Perry Monday. (Source: WALB) Gov. Mike Pence held a town hall meeting in Perry Monday. (Source: WALB)
William Cutshaw said that he has stood with Trump from the beginning. (Source: WALB) William Cutshaw said that he has stood with Trump from the beginning. (Source: WALB)
Maria Molencamp came to the US from Columbia just two years ago. (Source: WALB) Maria Molencamp came to the US from Columbia just two years ago. (Source: WALB)
A number of Georgia voters attended to support Pence. (Source: WALB) A number of Georgia voters attended to support Pence. (Source: WALB)
Former GA Gov. Perdue introduced Pence to the stage. (Source: WALB) Former GA Gov. Perdue introduced Pence to the stage. (Source: WALB)
PERRY, GA (WALB) -

Exactly four weeks before Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump face off in their first debate, Trump's running mate is looking for votes in Georgia.

Vice presidential candidate Mike Pence held a town hall in Perry.

Pence took the stage on Monday in an effort to keep Georgia voting republican. A big crowd turned out, hoping to ensure Georgia voters continue to vote for republican in this presidential race. 

After a warm welcome by former Governor Sonny Perdue, Pence was greeted by a loud crowd.

His message was Trump’s agenda to make America great again. Pence said that he and Trump will bring the economy back. 

"They tell us this economy is the best we can do. They paint a rosy picture about how things in America are really as good as they are going to get but you and I know better," said Pence.

Pence said we are in the weakest economic recovery since the Great Depression and only he and Trump can pull us out.

He also spoke about the importance of the next president selecting the right people to serve on the supreme court.

He went on to tell his family story about emigrating from Ireland and how both he and Trump understand the American dream.

"My hope is that you can see in Trump his life experiences and sense the confidence of the American dream and in a man who is committed to making that dream come for any American" said Pence. 

Pence promised he will work even harder in the coming months to make sure Trump is the next president of the United States. 

"At the end of the day this election is a choice. It's a choice between two agendas and not so much two candidates and making sure people see that agenda," said Pence. "And I just promise you in the next 70 some odd days Donald Trump and I are going to campaign relentlessly across this country with a positive agenda."

Many voters were excited to hear directly from Pence. William Cutshaw said that he has stood with Trump from the beginning. 

"I have been around a while and I have looked at what we need to do in this country different and we need to start off with getting different politicians in there," said Cutshaw.

He believes Trump will turn the county around.

"Does he have his quirks? Yes! Is he perfect? No, but I don't know any many that is, but Donald trump is a different type of person that we need in this campaign and we need some difference," explained Cutshaw.

On Wednesday, Trump is scheduled to give a speech outlining details of his immigration policy.

Maria Molencamp came to the US from Columbia just two years ago. She said she wants other immigrants to come in the same way she did. And her husband feels the same way. 

"She went through the process of getting her green card and immigration the right way and didn't come through the back door she went through the front door as Donald Trump says. He's going to make a door and she went through that door already. She's done it he right way and there is a right way to do it and she is a prime example of what an immigrant should do," said Molencamp.

On Sunday, Pence said the ticket is open to softening Trump's immigration policies. There will be more about what that means in the coming week.

Pence went on to a rally Monday night in Atlanta.

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