Democratic VP nominee Tim Kaine spoke to party volunteers and tapped top Microsoft executives for campaign cash in a Seattle-area campaign swing Friday.

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Democratic vice-presidential nominee Tim Kaine made a brief campaign swing through Seattle on Friday, speaking to party volunteers and tapping top Microsoft executives for campaign cash at a private fundraiser.

Making his first visit to the state since being named Hillary Clinton’s running mate, Kaine, a U.S. senator and former Virginia governor, held no public rallies and took no media questions.

He joined Gov. Jay Inslee in an afternoon pep talk and photo op with volunteers at a state Democratic Party campaign office in Seattle’s Madrona neighborhood.

“I think it’s looking pretty good, pollwise, do you agree?” Kaine said to cheers from a roomful of a few dozen volunteers. He said the Clinton campaign feels “very, very good about where we are,” citing polls showing a national lead over Republican Donald Trump.

But Kaine said Democrats should take nothing for granted, calling the stakes in the election “kind of existential for our country.”

Trump “wants to build walls and tear up alliances and make us more isolated and weaker,” Kaine said. He added: “On the character side, Hillary Clinton is a kids and families first person, and Donald Trump is a ‘me first’ person.”

Later, Kaine headed to a closed-to-the-media fundraiser at the Bellevue home of Brad Smith, Microsoft president and chief legal officer.

Several other Microsoft executives — including CEO Satya Nadella — also attended the fundraiser, according to a company spokesman.

Others attendees included Kurt DelBene, executive vice president for corporate strategy and operations (and the husband of U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Medina); Scott Guthrie, the company’s cloud and enterprise division chief; and Fred Humphries, Microsoft’s chief federal lobbyist.

Donors paid at least $2,700 each for entry to the private event, at the $5.9 million waterfront home of Smith and his wife, Kathy Surace-Smith. Co-hosts paid up to $50,000 for access to an exclusive reception with Kaine.

Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, is expected to make his own campaign visit to the state later this month — including a private fundraiser and public rally.