By ALAN SUDERMANAssociated Press
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam both claim momentum is on their side in the final days of Virginia's high-stakes, closely watched race for governor.
Gillespie and Northam are racing across the state Monday after a weekend spent trying to rally supporters ahead of Election Day.
Allied groups and political parties on both sides are touting unprecedented get-out-the-vote efforts.
Virginia is one of only two states electing new a new governor this year, and the contest is viewed by many as an early referendum on President Donald Trump's political popularity.
Democrats are eager to prove they can harness anti-Trump energy into success at the polls, while Republicans are looking to show they have a winning blueprint in a blue-leaning state.
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