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RALEIGH, NC (AP) — Organizers and volunteers for and against the proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in North Carolina are marshaling their forces on the last weekend before Tuesday’s vote.

The two main referendum campaign groups said Saturday their volunteers were calling voters, going door-to-door and taking people to early voting sites before they closed in the early afternoon.

The anti-amendment Coalition to Protect North Carolina Families escorted attendees of a gay-pride festival in downtown Raleigh to the Wake County Board of Elections office nearby. The pro-amendment Vote FOR Marriage NC said it had asked volunteer leaders in several dozen counties Saturday to operate phone banks or perform other get-out-the-vote activities.

Candidates in primary elections also being held Tuesday were trying to get the attention of voters, too.

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