Trump Thinks Election Day Is November 28

It’s not.


With only 29 days to go until Election Day, the clock is ticking for both presidential candidates to encourage their supporters to register to vote, especially because some registration deadlines are fast approaching in many states. During a rally in Panama City, Florida, on Tuesday, Donald Trump urged people in the state—which just got its registration deadline extended because of Hurricane Matthew—to register and then vote on Election Day.

Unfortunately, he got the date wrong.

“Make sure you get out and vote November 28,” he said. “We’ve gotta win.”

In case you missed it, election day is Tuesday, November 8. But for the GOP nominee, November 28 is also notable because it’s the scheduled court date for the class-action lawsuit against the now-defunct Trump University.

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