Volunteers gear up as DE governor's primary looms

DOVER, Del. (AP) - September 7, 2008 Volunteers will be knocking on doors, making calls and offering voters rides to the polls on Tuesday.

State Treasurer Jack Markell (mar-KELL') faces Lt. Gov. John Carney in the Democratic primary. Carney is backed by outgoing Gov. Ruth Ann Minner.

On the Republican side, Mike Protack is running against retired Judge Bill Lee.

The Democratic primary race has seen more than $5 million spent by candidates and more than a dozen candidate forums, debates and policy exchanges.

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