Focus on battlegrounds

Clinton, Giuliani add star power as candidates visit Washington suburbs

Campaign Day

Maryland Votes 2006

1 Day Until Election Day

November 06, 2006|By John Fritze, Jill Rosen and Jennifer Skalka | John Fritze, Jill Rosen and Jennifer Skalka,Sun reporters

With the hours counting down before voters head to the polls, Maryland's statewide candidates turned to spiritual and secular leaders yesterday to engineer some last-minute buzz for their campaigns - and, they hope, tip the battle for voter turnout in their favor.

Focusing primarily on the Washington suburbs, Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. and Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley stood behind stars of their parties - former New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani and former President Bill Clinton - and hoped their words, or mere presence, would lure voters to the polls tomorrow.

cummings His seat secure, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings works hard to get out the vote and help other Democrats get elected. PG 4b

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