Hillary Clinton campaigns in Pittsburgh, Raleigh ahead of Election Day

Clinton to host Democratic election night watch party in Manhattan

NEW YORK – Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will host an election night party Tuesday at the Javits Center in Manhattan's West Side neighborhood.

Preparations were underway at the convention space Monday. Some have pointed to the building's glass ceiling as symbolic should Clinton win and become the country's first female president.

Clinton spent her final hours on the campaign trail reaching out to voters in several battleground states. She appealed to voters at a rally in Pittsburgh to show up Tuesday to cast their ballot.

She had a couple guests on stage with her including husband Bill Clinton, President Barack Obama and rockers Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi.

Pennsylvania is primarily an Election Day-only state, so she implored people to get out to the polls and vote on the issues important to them. 

"Tomorrow is the election, but that is just the beginning. We have to heal this country. We have to bring people together, listen and respect each other," Clinton told the crowd.

Clinton and her running mate, Tim Kaine, will address supporters Tuesday night at the Democratic election night party.

The doors are set to open at 6 p.m. to guests.

A heavy security presence was already seen near the convention center on Monday.

New York police officers and Secret Service agents are preparing for the task of managing two presidential candidates in Manhattan on election night.

Parts of 11th Avenue were already closed to traffic Monday afternoon, and even more closures will go into effect early Tuesday.

Clinton will held a final midnight rally Monday in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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