Texas candidates make final push before voting day

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HOUSTON, TX - Election day is tomorrow. As if you couldn't tell. Walking around town today was like being in Iowa.  Everywhere you turned it seemed like there was another candidate out stumping for votes. Heck, even the senior citizens at the Heritage hall senior center weren't safe from politicians stopping by to shake hands.

"We're visiting with seniors making sure they have voted, thanking them if they did," State Senator Leticia Van De Putte said during a campaign stop in Houston.

Greg Abbot and Dan Patrick were making the rounds in Houston this afternoon as well.

"If Texas is America's last hope, what is the biggest county in Texas? We're standing in it," Patrick told supporters.

For Abbott, the conversation was all about taxes. "We need to reduce taxes in Texas. Property tax is one that needs to be looked at. The business margins tax is another."

And of course wherever Abbott goes you can expect to find Wendy Davis not far behind.

"When I announced that I wanted to run for Governor, I did it with an eye toward doing everything we could to give a voice to people who had felt they didn't have a voice," she said to a crowd in Houston.

The question is whether last-minute politicking makes a difference at the polls or if it is just another annoyance.

"It's important for everyone's voice to be heard," Houstonian Carol Alvarez told us, "I mean, you have to make a difference."

"It's hard to complain if you don't participate in the process," Joseph Soliz echoed.

And for those of you still waiting to cast your ballot, remember that those early-voting locations you've seen around town may not be there tomorrow.

"You go to anywhere you want during early voting, but if you wait until election day you must vote where your precinct is voting," Harris County Clerk Stan Stanart reminded voters.

Not sure where you're supposed to vote? Click here for a link to find your Harris county polling location.

And if tomorrow is anything like today was, good luck, you're going to need it.

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