Curtain falls on United States presidential candidates campaigning Monday night as Election Day, scheduled Tuesday November 6, is only hours away.
Both the Democrat and the Republican tighten fight and resume their final match in the foray into battleground states Monday morning. The moment of truth draws near.
President Barak Obama and nominee Gov. Mitt Romney are scheduled to address several meetings cut-crossing the battleground states.
Similar to the previous campaign, where war on Iraq and Afghanistan prevailed, this round also carried of foreign policies on Arab Spring, Iran and China. However, the over-heated high-voltage exchange of words over the past months was themed by the countrys economic conditions.
The promises carried in those debates and rallies lifted Obama at times, and in others public preference swayed for Romney. The race is tight because despite the polls results, new data emerging everyday turns the tides and raises questions, create a sense of uncertainty in the American street.
"On the final weekend of a fiercely fought presidential campaign, President Obama holds a narrow advantage over Mitt Romney in the crucial contest for the electoral votes needed to win the White House, even as national polls continue to show the candidates in a virtual tie for the popular vote," The Washington Post said.
Romney closed his weekend with stops in Pennsylvania and Virginia, battlegrounds considered critical in the quest for the 270 electoral votes.
"I know how to change the course this country is on," Romney told a crown in the suburban Philadelphia town of Morrisville, according to foxnews.com. "Its something Im going to do as president of the United States."
The former governor of Massachusetts made similar remarks in his campaign track in Des Moines, Iowa then in Ohio.
Nonetheless, his rally in Pennsylvania is considered a late play because the Democrat-favoring state, is, a democrat favoring state!
President Obama and First Lady Michelle are scheduled to return to home town Chicago, also the headquarters for their campaign. The president has closed out his weekend with notable advance against Romney in some key battlegrounds. This was shown by elemental polls made by ABC News, Wall Street Journal and NBC, among other surveyors.
The election, Tuesday November 6, is run using a system called the Electoral College System. Each state is given a number of votes based on its population. The candidate who wins 270 Electoral College votes becomes president.