Northeast Ohio will take center stage today in the race for president.

Both candidates will be in this part of the state stumping for votes.

Mitt Romney will hold a manufacturing roundtable with television personality Mike Rowe and business leaders at 1 p.m. today at American Spring Wire, 26300 Miles Road, Bedford Heights.

President Barack Obama will be in Portage County later in the afternoon.

Obama is holding a rally at Kent State University at 5:30 p.m.