NASHUA, N.H. — New Hampshire voters can check out both President Barack Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney on the same day later this week.

Romney is holding a rally at Nashua’s Holman Stadium on Friday evening, hours after Obama appears in Portsmouth with Vice President Joe Biden. First lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden also will at the Portsmouth event Friday morning at Strawbery Banke.

Both campaigns have lavished attention on New Hampshire given its status as a swing state.