Callers in state dial it up for nominees

Posted: November 4, 2012 at 4:30 a.m.

Volunteers in the Obama campaign office in North Little Rock make calls Thursday to North Carolina. Clockwise from top are Judy Gaines, Beverly Kirklin and Sara Thomas.

Arkansas has been a sleepy backwater in the 2012 presidential campaign, with polls and political observers predicting a comfortable victory for Republican nominee Mitt Romney on Tuesday.

Obama backers call North Carolina

Volunteers and staff members at President Barack Obama's Arkansas campaign headquarters in North Little Rock are making thousands of calls to North Carolina as part of the Democrats' effort in that battleground state. (By Charlie Frago)
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