Gubernatorial candidates focus on cities in final week

Candidates for governor plan to spend the final week of the campaign continuing to sell themselves as agents of change, with a particular focus on the state’s two largest cities.

Early voting is set to begin on Thursday but Election Day is Nov. 6, giving Democrat Drew Edmondson and Republican Kevin Stitt one more week to make their final pitch to voters through a wave of commercials, rallies and stump speeches.

“We are hitting Oklahoma City and Tulsa really hard,” said Edmondson, who appeared Sunday night at a rally in Oklahoma City.

Edmondson’s campaign hopes a slate of competitive races in northwest Oklahoma City will drive up Democratic turnout and that moderate voters in the suburbs could be in play.

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