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Indeed all right and voting day halfway through -- or not the battleground states specifically a Florida.
The lines though not winding down look at that those are -- -- that Americans.
If you take a look at this polling site in Orlando it is consistently had more than 200 people waiting in a line that -- all the way around the site.
Reports at this location say it is taking hours for voters to cast their ballots as Floridians continue to line up to vote well are very -- Melissa Francis is there.
So what's the take away at -- points in the voting day Melissa.
You know it's interesting to -- free to show that line in Orlando we -- lines in this area in around Tampa were in -- that's in Hillsborough County earlier this morning at this particular polling place right now it is slow and steady of course Florida has become famous now exit those five and six hour lines for early balloting which forced officials to go to this in person absentee voting.
-- -- be asked me that's a bit of an oxymoron it's like Jumbo shrimp in person absentee but whatever got the job done 38% of folks.
Came in and voted early head of everyone else.
Meet around this area they're getting absolutely.
Hammered with ads.
-- -- arrived last night I went there tide turned on Letterman and -- -- commercial blocks.
Were all political ads every single one local stations down here must be making an absolute killing.
Meanwhile when you talk to folks about this -- like the attention -- this.
I -- -- Ohio came along and they they've seem to have knocked us out of -- we had a pretty good for for awhile but now it seems like Ohio so.
So but it's still going to be close and Florida as well.
That's right he was a little mad that Ohio is stealing his attention they actually -- a lot of people we talked to like the ads and they find them informative.
Which we it was interesting because sometimes you feel like those ads twist things a little bit but people here definitely get hammered from all sides and the reason is because.
-- right along the -- four quarter in the middle of the state it divides north and south highway runs east to west -- -- the north traditionally if Florida goes Republican to the south.
It basically goes democratic and the counties right along that line and I for.
Are the territory that is bitterly fought over Hillsborough County where we are right now is considered the swing county in the swing region of the swing state.
And this state is so important because it is the largest of the swing states in terms of electoral votes.
29 winner take all.
This is a battle that is definitely gonna go until the polls close tonight at 8 PM back to you guys all those New Yorkers and southern Florida right now right now.
Thank you -- glass ashtray at Galen take it manipulated this afternoon in.
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