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GOP Candidates Vying For Last Minute Votes in Erie

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On the night before Election Day, republicans in Erie were rallying together. They want to keep the energy up and momentum going, hoping our state votes republican for the first time in 24 years.

"I've never felt energy like this," said Republican Candidate for Attorney General David Freed. "I've felt it from summer time on. So I think Romney's got an incredibly good chance and for those of us who are down the ticket, that really helps us out."

Freed was joined by U.S. Senate candidate Tom Smith and Sen. Pat Toomey as they traveled the state on Monday, reaching out to voters. Their trip comes off recent reports of Pennsylvania being in play for the presidential race.

Smith tells us he's been campaigning across the state, speaking with voters. He says they are telling him they only want to talk about one thing.

"People want to talk about jobs and the economy," said Smith. "And the deficit and spending and national debt. And that's what we're going to talk about and when we win this election, that's what we need to get turned around and we will."

The politicians at the rally say that Pennsylvania may not be as blue as people think. In fact, some are saying it very well could be the deciding factor in Tuesday's presidential race.

"If Pennsylvania goes with Mitt Romney, then its almost impossible for President Obama to be reelected," said Sen. Toomey. "There just isn't enough for him to get 270 electoral college votes he needs. I mean we're the Keystone State for a reason and we will be tomorrow."

The polls will open on Tuesday at 7 a.m. and will remain open until 8 p.m. If you have any questions about where you vote, you can head to https://www.pavoterservices.state.pa.us/Pages/PollingPlaceInfo.aspx

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