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Quinn, Rauner in final frenzy to get out the vote
Quinn, Rauner in final frenzy to get out the vote

With polls tight and pre-election tensions tighter, Democrat Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner are now turning to the final, furious and perhaps most critical phase of their record-setting $96 million battle for governor: GOTV. That may sound like a political cable channel but it's really old campaign shorthand for "get out the vote" efforts, physically making sure that the people inclined to vote for you actually do cast their ballots. In Illinois, it's an art that Democrats have long excelled at; Republicans, not so much. The nuts-and-bolts of the last minute ground game — canvassing door to door, encouraging early voting and delivering voters to the polls...

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