The governor of Alabama has not formally endorsed a candidate in the GOP runoff of Alabama's second congressional district.

However, Gov. Kay Ivey made an appearance Monday night, on the eve of the runoff, at a Caroleene Dobson campaign event.

The event, a runoff reception and fundraiser, was held at a private residence.

Ivey was spotted as she entered the home, shaking hands and smiling with Dobson. Ivey spokeswoman Gina Maiola told 1819 News the governor attended the event because Dobson is a longtime family friend.

The runoff election is Tuesday, and on the last day of campaigning, Dobson told 1819 News she felt good about her chances to take the Republican nomination.

Her opponent, former State Sen. Dick Brewbaker, said he was also feeling good about his chances.

SEE ALSO: Voter turnout top concern for both GOP AL-2 candidates going into Tuesday runoff

Both candidates said voter turnout would be their biggest challenge. Both candidates also said whatever happens is God's will.

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