PHOENIX - The District 9 Congressional race could be one of the closest races in Arizona and both candidates admit Independent voters will decide the winner.
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema is facing off against Republican Vernon Parker.
District 9 is a newly formed district created because of the state’s population growth.
It includes parts of Phoenix, Mesa, Chandler, Paradise Valley and Tempe.
Both Sinema and Parker have tried to appeal to Independent voters during the last few months.
New numbers from the Secretary of State’s office shows there are about the same number of Independent voters as there are Democrats and Republicans.
Both candidates said they've had to really focus on connecting with those voters outside of their own party.
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