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Scott makes election day stop in Naples

Published:   |   Updated: August 26, 2014 at 03:19 PM

Gov. Rick Scott thanked supporters Tuesday during a stop in Naples, and encouraged Southwest Floridians to head to the polls this afternoon.

“We want everyone to get out to vote,” the Naples Republican told reporters after calling a supporter to thank her. “This is a special day. The sacred right of voting is very important.”

Scott and his wife, Ann, have spent the day stopping by campaign offices to thank supporters. The governor voted early by absentee ballot, a spokeswoman said.

Scott said the campaign has 7,500 volunteers who have already knocked on thousands of doors and made thousands of calls.

“We’re going to have a big win this November,” he said.

Scott’s daughter and two grandsons attended the campaign stop, the oldest snacking on a cookie while the governor chatted with supporters.

Scott and his wife now head to Miami for a similar stop.

“It’s fun,” he said. “We have a lot of enthusiasm across the state.”

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