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Senate Candidates Scrambling For Last-Minute Votes

It’s a tight election for the U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana, and leading candidates are wasting no time.

Incumbent Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu held rallies in Alexandria and Baton Rouge to pick up votes.

Republican Congressman Bill Cassidy knocked on doors in the state capital neighborhood where he grew up.

Tea Party favorite Rob Maness was in north Louisiana.

Landrieu is hoping to win outright today — and avoid another month of campaigning.

But polls show an Election Day win is a long-shot. If no candidate gets more than 50 percent of the vote, the race goes to the runoff.

Voting began at 6 a.m. and runs through 8 p.m.

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