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Dem gov candidates flock to Philly on primary eve

Written by The Associated Press | May 19, 2014 9:58 AM
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(Harrisburg) -- The Democratic candidates for governor are concentrating on vote-rich Philadelphia on their last full day of the primary election campaign.

All four candidates are scheduled to spend some or all of todaymeeting voters at train stations, businesses and shopping malls.

Front-runner Tom Wolf plans to attend campaign events in his city of York and take a walking tour of downtown Lancaster before heading to Philadelphia to meet commuters at Suburban Station.

Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz, state Treasurer Rob McCord and former state environmental protection secretary Katie McGinty all plan to spend the day campaigning in the state's largest city. McCord also is staging a get-out-the-vote event in Montgomery County this evening.

The primary election is Tuesday. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

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