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11/04/2012 01:13 pm ET Updated Nov 04, 2012

Mitt Romney Speaks At Comfort Dental Amphitheater To Over 17,000, His Largest Colorado Rally

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney spoke to his biggest crowd in Colorado yet on Saturday night at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre.

Displaying blue signs that read "Real Change on Day One," Romney addressed a crowd of over 17,000 energetic supporters. The amphitheater has a seating capacity of 18,000.

The last speech Romney gave in Colorado that was close to that amount was in Red Rocks when Romney packed the amphitheater with 10,000.

"It's America's moment of renewal and purpose, and optimism. We've journeyed far and wide in this great campaign for America's future," said Romney. "And now we're almost there. One final push is going to get us there."

Romney himself seemed a little surprised at the size of the crowd, remarking once "This is an extraordinary crowd tonight."

There was a performance by Randy Owen, of the country music band Alabama and national reporters remarked on the optimism of the crowd:

In his speech, Romney criticized President Obama on the economy, telling the crowd that "we may be looking at another recession" and that President Obama would weaken the military.

In his bid for the undecided voters, Romney told them to rely on candidates' records because "words are cheap."

According to the most recent data from the Colorado Secretary of State's Office, 1.5 million Coloradans have already cast their ballot. Of those, 37 percent were registered Republicans, 35 percent registered Democrats and 28 percent unaffiliated.

Polls on Sunday show Colorado completely tied between Romney and Obama.

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