Romney was set to campaign in
Iowa and then Ohio, where Obama planned to rally support from students
at Ohio State University on the last day for Ohioans to register to
vote. Early voting is under way there and in many other states in one
form or another.
The U.S. president is not chosen by a nationwide
popular vote but in state-by-state contests making battleground states
like Ohio, which are neither reliably Republican nor Democratic,
especially important in tight elections, as the Nov. 6 vote will be.
very much intend to win this election,” Obama told donors in San
Francisco on Monday night. “But we’re only going to do it if everybody
is almost obsessive for the next 29 days.”