Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will make his first campaign foray to Washington state Saturday with rallies in Spokane and Lynden, Whatcom County.

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Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will make his first campaign foray to Washington state Saturday with rallies in Spokane and Lynden, Whatcom County.

Fresh off a landslide Indiana primary win that knocked his remaining GOP rivals out of the presidential race, Trump will campaign here before Washington’s now-largely-meaningless May 24 presidential primary.

Trump’s Lynden rally is scheduled for 3 p.m. at the Northwest Washington Fair and Event Center, according to state Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, who is part of Trump’s state campaign team. The Spokane rally is scheduled for noon.

The facility can hold 5,000 people, said Mark Firmani, a spokesman for the fairgrounds, which is just a few miles south of the U.S.-Canadian border.

Tickets for the event were being advertised on Trump’s website.

Trump’s visit is likely to draw protests. Labor unions and other groups started organizing their response when word of a likely Trump visit surfaced more than a week ago. They’ve been distributing fliers in English and Spanish headlined “Stop Trump. Shut It Down!”

Nicole Grant, executive secretary-treasurer of the M.L. King County Labor Council, one of the groups organizing the protests, said Trump critics want to make holding a campaign rally near Seattle “more trouble than it is worth.”

“When he talks about deporting people, when he talks about his attitude toward Muslims, this is language that ends in actual violence,” she said. “We want to speak out and be present and be counted as a movement that stands up to hate speech.”

Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat, plans to join immigrant-rights advocates and others at a news conference at Seattle’s El Centro de la Raza community center Friday to speak out against Trump.

Trump will start his Pacific Northwest trip with a rally in Eugene, Ore., Friday night, The Register-Guard reported.

State Republican Party chairman Susan Hutchison said in addition to this week’s visit, Trump also may return to the state to speak at the state GOP convention in Pasco, which runs May 19-21.

Trump’s planned visit comes as ballots are landing in mailboxes for Washington’s presidential primary. The deadline to mail back ballots is May 24.

While the outcome of the GOP race appears sealed, Trump still has to round up delegates in several states before the Republican National Convention in July.

In Washington, 44 delegates are up for grabs. In addition to Trump, Ted Cruz, John Kasich and Ben Carson remain on the ballot.

“We haven’t won the nomination yet,” Ericksen said. “We still have to win the primary election here in Washington. Our goal is to win all 44 delegates here.”

While Hutchison and other GOP leaders have urged the party to unify around its nominee, some prominent Republicans say they will not vote for Trump in the primary or in November.

Voters in the primary must choose to vote in either the Republican contest or the Democratic one.

On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are on the ballot. While the primary results will be tallied and reported by the Secretary of State’s Office, the state Democratic Party is ignoring the vote.

Instead, state Democrats are sticking with their tradition of awarding presidential delegates through caucuses. Sanders easily won the state’s precinct caucuses March 26, taking 73 percent of the delegates.