Senator Bernie Sanders and newly elected Democratic Party Chairman Tom Perez will be visiting Utah sometime in April as part of a multi-state "unity tour".
Thompson is running against Kansas State Treasurer Ron Estes, a Republican, in a district that President Trump won in November by almost 30 points.
According to officials, the rally called "Stand Up, Fight Back, Vote Democrats", will support of Democratic candidates in Lincoln and Omaha city elections.
There's been a swell of support for James Thompson, the Democrat running to fill the seat vacated by Tea Party congressman Mike Pompeo, who was tapped by President Donald Trump to lead the Central Intelligence Agency.
"Local elections matter. We impact climate change with strong leaders like Heath Mello committing to clean energy jobs. Sanders recognize the change is us, the change is in Nebraska", Nebraska Democratic Party Chair, Jane Kleeb said. "Nebraska Democrats are standing up withworking-class families to create a more connected community for realsolutions". The event will start at 6 p.m., with doors opening at 5 p.m.