Rubio, Murphy rally for votes ahead of election

WEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida’s race for the U.S. Senate heated up, Sunday, as the candidates rallied for support across the state.

At an event in West Miami-Dade, Republican incumbent Marco Rubio stressed that every vote counts in this election. “What if this is the election that is decided by 100 votes? What if this is the election that’s decided by 150 votes?” he asked. “I don’t think anybody watching or anyone here wants to be one of those 150 people that say, ‘I didn’t vote because I didn’t think it was going to make a difference.”

Meanwhile, Rubio’s Democratic opponent, U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, spoke with supporters before introducing President Barack Obama at a rally in Kissimmee.

U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Fla.
U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Fla.

Murphy tied his opponent to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. “Marco Rubio keeps claiming that he’ll stand up to Donald Trump. Really?” he said. “If you can’t stand up to Donald Trump as a candidate, how are you going to stand up to him as a president?”

Election Day is on Tuesday.

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