Young vs. Old Could Swing Florida

A senior hasn’t cast her ballot yet. "I'm going to". Pamela Flory has already voted saying "It's my duty to vote". Marian Nimis said she will. "Absolutely, positively and so are my kids".

Registration data from the Secretary of State's Office shows older voters are slightly more likely to be Republicans, while young voters trend no party or Democrat.

To win Florida, Democrats have to do something they did four years ago and that's win the vote on college campuses.

Which explains why Bill Clinton made a last minute stop at Florida State University last Friday night.

But besides Clinton's visit, political scientist Susan MacManus says the Obama campaign has ignored other big universities and made a mistake on its over-reliance of social media to reach college students. "Facebook is private. Twitter is private. It's entertainment. Too much politics is alienating and they're very quick to de-friend someone who doesn't".

Which is exactly what we found at FSU.

"It's not them. It's people like typing for them and stuff. I don't know," said Zach White.

We also met Lauren Wallace who voted four years ago, but isn’t voting this time. "I'm not into it. Not my scene, I guess. I don't want to get involved".

So after months of negative ads, who wins Florida could come down to how a generation that doesn’t watch TV votes or doesn’t vote.

Monday began with nearly four million early and absentee votes being cast. Democrats outnumbered Republican voters by about one hundred thirty thousand.


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