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DULUTH - It's the final day leading up the primary election and voters will have some big decisions to make.
"The primary determines the choices that voters have in November,” UWS Professor of History Joel Sipress said. “In some ways the primary elections are as important if not more important than the November election."
Eighth District candidates Tarryl Clark, Rick Nolan and Jeff Anderson made stops for their last push for votes.
"We just had a great response,” (DFL) 8th District candidate Rick Nolan said. “We have so many enthusiastic supporters."
"In the last week we've made at least 50 stops,” DFL) 8th District candidate Tarryl Clark said.
"I feel very good I feel confident that we can win (DFL) 8th District candidate Jeff Anderson said.
It's been a year and a half journey for the candidates.
Getting endorsements, traveling northern Minnesota, shaking hands, kissing babies, walking in parades, telling their stories and what they stand for.
"From the very beginning I've talked about jobs and jobs and more jobs,” said Anderson. “It's all about economic development and opportunities for people here in the 8th."
"We've got so many incredible opportunities whether it's in Duluth or through the Range or down south, whether its transportation and infrastructure,” said Clark.
"I'm a lifelong native of the 8th district 4th generation,” said Nolan. “I've got a pretty good feel for what people want, what they expect."
It's all to unseat current Congressman Chip Cravaack.
"I think that Congressman Cravaack does not represent the values of the people," said Anderson.
"It's about our families and our communities and they've forgotten instead focusing on Wall Street, big oils, big CEO's," said Clark.
Political analysts say Congressmen Chip Cravaack is in a vulnerable position because the 8th district area is strongly democratic.
"It makes him a top priority and a top target for democrats both in Minnesota and around the country," said Sipress.
Candidates say if it's a win, lose or draw they will still continue to fight for the 8th district's voice to be heard in Washington.
Anyone who is not registered to vote can register Tuesday at their designated polling place.
Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
We'll start sharing those results Tuesday night on our news at nine.