It's clear why the presidential candidates and their families are such frequent visitors to the Sunshine State: The race between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney is a dead heat.
A new Quinnipiac University poll shows Florida too close to call. Obama leads 48 percent to Romney at 47 percent, within a 3 percent margin of error. The poll was taken between Oct. 23-28.
In late September, Obama had a nine-point lead in a previous Q-poll.
Are You Among the 2.7 Million Floridians Who Already Voted?
Marc Caputo of the Miami Herald reports that 2.7 million ballots have been cast out of 12 million registered voters. An estimated 75 percent of registered voters are expected to take part in the 2012, meaning that 30 percent of voters have cast their ballots early.
Are Dems 'Cleaning the Clocks' of GOP'ers?
Palm Beach County Republicans are concerned about Democrats staking out an advantage in early voting, according to a memo obtained by FLDemocracy/WPTV. The memo, from an adviser to a local GOP campaign, said that the Democratic turnout effort is "cleaning our clock."
"The early and absentee turnout is starting to look more troubling," the GOP operative said in the memo sent Tuesday. "Even if Romney wins the state (likely based on polls), the turnout deficit in PBC will affect our local races."