As the culmination of the race for Virginia's governorship fast approaches, both candidates are frantically touring the commonwealth looking for an edge in the contest considered to be an important bellwether for the 2010 mid-term elections.

Former state Attorney General Bob McDonnell (R) and state Senator Creigh Deeds (D) have actively campaigned using Twitter and both men used the social networking site to track their travails across Virginia.

Deeds tweeted Saturday and Sunday:

The road goes on foever (sic) and the party never ends. This past week from one corner to another. Today from SML to Bedford to Hbrg to Woodbridge

Today from Manassas to Dunfries to Chantily to Herndon to Reston

McDonnell tweeted from the road this weekend: Campaigning all over northern VA. Speaking to another packed house now at my second event in Alexandria today

Bob was in Fairfax earlier today meeting with supporters. See the photo here:

The state senator from Bath County has trailed the former Army officer in most polls for several months.

But the controversial contents of McDonnell's graduate thesis written 20 years ago could pose a challenge for him as Election Day nears. The paper details McDonnell's thoughts on the negative effects of women in the workplace, feminists, and non-traditional families.

Nevertheless, the candidates' hectic schedule reminds us of this Johnny Cash classic: