Whitman thinks her focus on jobs and the economy is registering with California's voters. The word "Jobs" is plastered on the side of her campaign bus, and she has promised to revive small business in the state by cutting bureaucracy.
"How many jobs would it be possible to create in this state by the end of 2011?" Sawyer asked.
"I've said by 2015, two million new private sector jobs, so maybe half a million to a million of that," Whitman said. "You know, everyone wants to live in California. It is so beautiful... But we've made it so hard for businesses here and for job creators. We just have to get back to the basics of 'This has to work for them. Be the Golden State, where everything is possible.'"
Whitman points to her own experience as CEO of eBay, though Brown argues that being a governor is very different from working in a corporate office. As a former governor, Brown argues he's a proven leader with the necessary political experience.
"Jerry Brown has experience that the people of California didn't like. He has experience raising taxes, increasing regulation," Whitman said. "On the other hand, I have brought people together. I have balanced budgets. I have helped create jobs. eBay started with 30 employees when I joined. We had 16,000 employees when I left."
It's certainly been a long race. Whitman launched her campaign at the beginning of 2009. With just days to go before a final result, she says she's happy with her choices.
"Would you do it all over again in a minute, no matter what the outcome?"
"Yes, I would do it all over again in a minute because you know why? California really matters. And we can lead the nation out of this recession."