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Gubernatorial candidates make final trip to NEA before Election Day

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -  For the final time before Election Day, Gubernatorial candidates Mike Ross and Asa Hutchinson made their way to Jonesboro.

"As much as I've been here, that makes a pretty big statement that it is important," Republican Asa Hutchinson said.

"We've spent an enormous amount of time in Northeast Arkansas as a candidate and I can promise you I'll spend time in Northeast Arkansas as governor," Democrat Mike Ross said.

Both men noted the importance of Northeast Arkansas on election day.

"Still, about 50% have not voted so they'll be voting tomorrow and we want to get our message to them," Hutchinson said.

But they also spoke on the importance of Northeast Arkansas after November 4 to continue to grow Arkansas' economy.

"You've got some good success stories going on here now, it's creating some infrastructure challenges. We need to all work together to help Northeast Arkansas grow," Ross said.

Both men were cautiously optimistic about what November 4 holds

"Voters are in control, it's like a jury," Hutchinson said. "You don't predict and you wait to see what they do and so we're hopeful for tomorrow but we'll wait and see what the voters do."

"There's polls that have us up, there's polls that have us down, the only one that matters is the one tomorrow when the people vote," Ross said.

The winner will replace Democratic Governor Mike Beebe

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