Mike Huckabee returns to Iowa

(CNN)Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee plans to return to Iowa next week in anticipation for a possible second presidential campaign, CNN Politics has learned.

According to a schedule provided by Huckabee's political action committee, he intends to make a brief, one-day swing through the western part of the state on Wednesday, with stops in Council Bluffs and Sioux City.

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Huckabee, who won a majority of Republican votes in the Iowa caucuses when he first ran for president in 2008, will likely make a major push in the state if he launches another bid.

A Quinnipiac University poll conducted in late February found that 11 percent of likely caucus-goers supported Huckabee among a crowded field of Republican contenders, with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in the lead with 25 percent

Huckabee's Iowa trip comes after a brief swing through Washington, D.C., where he met with the American Enterprise Institute President Arthur Brooks and Senate GOP lawmakers. Last week, Huckabee joined several other Republican potential White House contenders at the Iowa Agriculture Summit in Des Moines.