In a rush to do the best they can, Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama launched their respective no-holds-barred final campaigning pushes.
Obama did quick stops at New Hampshire, Florida, Ohio and Colorado in the evening while Romney targetted Iowa, Virginia and Pennsylvania.
Along the way, Obama painted Tuesday's vote as a choice between policies that had moved the country out of the depths of recession and ones that got it into one in the first place.
"On the one hand, you can choose to return to the top-down policies that crashed our economy," Obama toldsupporters in Florida, "Or you can join me in building a future that focuses on a strong and growing middle class."
The President also said that Romney was trying "to repackage the same old ideas and pretend they're new,"adding, "We know what change looks like, and what he's selling ain't it. It ain't it."
Whereas Romney took on President Obama’s campaign saying, "Throughout this campaign, using everything he can think of, President Obama has tried to convince you his last four years have been a success. So his plan for the next four years is to take all the ideas from his first term -- the borrowing, Obamacare and all the rest -- and do them all over again. He calls his plan 'forward'. I call it forewarned."
A new CNN pollshowed 49% support for Obama and 49% for Romney.
While the candidates are tied in polls, Obama has an advantageous lead in swing states such as New Hampshire and Iowa. He’s also had the advantage of former President Bill Clinton rooting for him all the way and the Republicans’ gaffes against women alienating them from the female voters to a large extent.
President Obama’s presence and leadership during the Supertorm Sandy also strengthened his position. But Mitt Romney remains confident that a surge in Republican turnout and a swing among late-deciding voters will put them over the top.
All we can say at this point, is may the best man win!