(CNN) -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, rumored to be among those considered for Mitt Romney's running mate, will travel to Hamilton, Ohio on Wednesday to appear at his first official campaign event for the presumptive GOP presidential nominee.
His appearance comes the same day Romney holds an event about 200 miles away in Bowling Green in the northwest part of the state.
According to the Republican National Committee, Bush will tour Performance Metals and talk to Romney supporters about President Barack Obama's record in office over the last three and a half years.
The former governor has previously said "under no circumstances" would he accept an offer to be Romney's running mate. Furthermore, his son, George P. Bush, said on CNN last week that Jeb Bush is not being vetted by the Romney campaign.
Another top surrogate and suspected veep contender, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, will also be appearing in Ohio Wednesday, making a stop in Columbus on behalf of Romney.
The Buckeye State, a crucial battleground this fall, has especially been popular in presidential politics this week.
On Monday, Obama traveled to Cincinnati for the first town hall of his 2012 presidential campaign, taking questions and hitting Romney for his economic plan and business background.
Vice President Joe Biden will make the trip to the state Thursday to embark upon the "Made in Ohio Manufacturing Tour," beginning with an event at the Plumbers & Pipefitter Local Union in Columbus. The visit is meant to "highlight the impact of President Obama's efforts to strengthen Ohio's manufacturing industry and bolster middle-class security for Ohio's workers," according to a release from Obama's campaign.
Ohio, classified a "toss up" on CNN's Electoral Map, carries 18 electoral votes in November's general election.
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