Paul Ryan took the stage on Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m. to talk about why Mitt Romney should be elected.
He spoke at Brownson Arena, a basketball court at Colorado Mesa University.
Many gathered around him after the speech, vying for a chance to shake his hand.
Senator Steve King was one of many Republican politicians to watch.
Mesa County Commissioner candidate Rose Pugliese was one of the speakers to introduce Ryan.
State Representative Ray Scott also rallied the crowd on stage.
Congressman Scott Tipton shakes Paul Ryan's hand after he introduces the VP nominee.
A basketball court is transformed into a political rally arena.
Texas country duo the Josh Abbott Band provided live music before the speeches started.
But many at CMU don't agree with the Romney/Ryan ticket.
Two men spoke against the U.S. two-party system outside the Brownson arena.
A family looks the part of old-time patriots.
Part of the KKCO 11 News team covering the event: Brian Shlonsky, Andie Adams, Christy Dimond and Krystle Sonmore.
Hundreds of political buttons were on sale outside Brownson Arena.
The Mesa County Republicans brought many homemade signs to welcome Ryan.