Campaigns pound the pavement in the final days

On streets all across the Twin Cities it's the friendly greeting followed closely by a friendly question.

"Hi, my name is Michelle. We are just going door to door introducing ourselves and asking for support for David Hann," the volunteer says.

In Eden Prairie, Republican State Senator Michelle Benson was among those campaigning for fellow Republican David Hann.

"Some elections are won by 10 votes, 100 hundred votes. On a day like today, if you reach five more voters with every person that's out you get 100 votes and a good shot at a majority in the Minnesota Senate," Senator Benson said.

It was the same story for DFL Congressional candidate Angie Craig. Her Eagan campaign office becoming a beehive of activity with two days until Election Day.

"We've been working for 18 months here, so just pushing us through to the finish line. The final three days are incredibly important. I'm so honored to have these great folks out helping me finish this thing," Craig said.

And the finish in many ways has already begun. In Hennepin County, more than 140,000, 20 percent of registered voters have already cast their ballot. Many of those remaining are the much sought after undecided voters.

"As someone who won by 312 votes I can tell you they make a difference.. I'm sort of the poster child for every vote counts,” Senator Al Franken said.


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